A Chinese Export Armorial Plate, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, circa 1743 | 清乾隆 約1743年 粉彩紋章圖盤
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A Chinese Export Armorial Plate
Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, circa 1743
清乾隆 約1743年 粉彩紋章圖盤
lavishly painted in the center with the arms of Okeover quartering Byrmingham (probably) and Leake and impaling Nichol, flanked and supported by a pair of hippocampi and pennants, the rim elaborately decorated with four rococo cartouches, either inscribed with the LMO monogram or painted with a dragon crest above a crown
diameter 9 in.; 22.8 cm
The plate with a restored break through the center, the underside covered entirely in overspray, and one section of the rim along the break also with overspray. Also with a restored rim chip at 3 o'clock. Overall with minor wear to the surface and minor firing imperfections.
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