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A CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL SMALL OVAL PLATTER, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1755
painted in the center with the arms of Wilson, inscribed with the motto VIRTUS SIBI PERÆIUM
length 10 1/4 in.; 26 cm
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Provenance

Philip Suval, New York
Collection of Herbert G. McKay
Sotheby's New York, January 21, 2000, lot 238

Catalogue Note

For the arms, see David Sanctuary Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, Vol. I, London, 1974, p. 555, Q5.

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