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Gallison Hall: The James F. Scott Collection

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Two Chinese export armorial soup plates, circa 1745 and 1750
the first painted in the center with the arms of Wood impaling another; the second painted in the center with the arms of Wilson and inscribed with the motto DUM SPERO SPIRO
diameter 8 7/8 in.; 22.6 cm
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Provenance

Arms of Wood:
Christie's New York, September 23, 1987, lot 569
Arms of Wilson:
Sotheby's New York, January 27, 1988, lot 426 (part lot)

Catalogue Note

For these arms see David Sanctuary Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, Vol. I, London, 1974, p. 462 and 463, both P17.

Gallison Hall: The James F. Scott Collection

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New York