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THREE CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL PLATES FOR THE FRENCH MARKET, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1765
comprising: one charger and a pair of plates, each painted in the center with the arms of (possibly) Aguado de Las Marismas and inscribed with the motto NIGRA SUM SED
diameter of largest 11 1/2 in.; 29.2 cm
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Provenance

Christie's New York, January 21, 1998, lot 236

Catalogue Note

These arms were previously identified as the arms of Pigenot, however, they are identified as the arms of Aguado de Las Marismas in Antoine Lebel, Armoiries françaises et suisses sur la porcelain de Chine au XXVIIIe siècle, Brussels, 2009, p. 237.

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