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TWO CHINESE EXPORT OCTAGONAL PLATES, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1755 AND 1768
comprising: a plate painted on the rim and extending over the well the arms of Archer impaling Meares, the center painted with floral sprays; and a soup plate painted in the center with the arms of Louthian, inscribed with the motto NON DORMIT: QUI CUSTODIT
width of larger 9 1/16 in.; 23 cm
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Provenance

Christie's New York, January 23, 2002, lot 138

Catalogue Note

For the arms, see David Sanctuary Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, Vol. I, London, 1974, p. 362, M1 (Archer impaling Meares) and p. 561, Q6 (Louthian).

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