A pair of Chinese export armorial octagonal plates for the American market, circa 1770
each painted in the center with the arms of Alexander, Earl of Stirling, quartering MacDonald, inscribed with motto PER MARE PER TERRAS.
width 9 in.; 22.8 cm
Elinor Gordon, Pennsylvania
New Jersey Private Collection
Sotheby's New York, January 27, 1988, lot 393