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A LARGE PAIR OF CHINESE ARMORIAL DISHES, CIRCA 1755

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1281
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Each painted to the centre with a large 'famille-rose' basket of fruit and flowers, the cavetto border bearing the arms of Mathew Quartering van Leemput impaling byam within a bianco-sopra-bianco border of flowers within iron-red and gilt borders.
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Year Circa 1755
Literature According to D.S. Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, London 1974, p.287, G1. 'The arms are of Mathew of Llandaff, St. Kew, and the Leeward Islands....Colonel Abednego Mathew (descended from a Welsh family living in Devon and Cornwall since the fifteenth
Condition In good condition