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Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Pair of Plates, Arms of Clarke, Circa 1760.


Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Pair of Plates,

Arms of Clarke of Sandford,

Circa 1760.


A pair of most unusual Chinese Export armorial plates with a border of scattered famille rose flowers and a full central design with a landscape scene with a tree in the center with the armorial coat of arms in a shield hanging from a tree branch.


Diameter: 8 5/8 inches



Reference: Chinese Export Porcelain, David Sanctuary Howard, Page 503, P22.  The author mentions that the image of the shield hung on a tree near a sandy ford may depict a recognizable reach of the River Thames.


Howard mentions that the Metropolitan Museum of Art has  a small milk jug from the McCann collection (No. 51 86.368).







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