Plate

Chinese for export
18th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diam: 9 1/2" (23.5 cm)

Accession Number

69.390

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Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

One of two plates (see 69.391). Hexagonal sided, white ground. In center is coat of arms in shield shape showing three fishes and black chevron. Spread-winged orange bird at top. Scroll inscribed NEC QUAE RERE HONOREM NEC PERNERE. Surrounded by delicate flowers. Around edge is scallop of red beading with decoration of red and purple flowers alternating with various insects. Gold twist design around edge of bowl.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb