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A GROUP OF CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL WARES, QING DYNASTY, SECOND HALF OF 18TH- EARLY 19TH CENTURY
comprising: a cylindrical mug painted with the arms of Roddam quarterly impaling Clinton; a cylindrical mug with strapwork handles painted with the arms of Forrester, and inscribed with the initials G.F. and motto VERUM DICIT; a sugar bowl and cover with a coat of arms painted with two doves; a helmet shaped cream jug and a sugar bowl and cover with a mantled shield with a dove crest and inscribed with initial W. Together with a 'Mandarin Palette' tea canister and a silvered-metal cover
height of tallest mug 5 1/4 in.; 13.3 cm
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Provenance

Roddam quarterly impaling Clinton:
Heirloom and Howard, West Yatton
Sotheby's New York, January 21-22, 2000, lot 226
Forrester:
Sotheby's New York, April 16, 1998, lot 283 (part lot)

Catalogue Note

For the arms of Roddam quarterly impaling Clinton, see David Sanctuary Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, Vol. II, Chippenham, 2003, p. 387, Q3. For the arms of Forrester, see Vol. I, London, 1974, p. 709, V10.

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