Chinese famille rose octagonal armorial plate, Qianlong (1736-95), decorated in the centre with a spray of flowers, above with the arms of Grant of Darlway, Scotland, gules a boar’s head couped between three Eastern crowns, within a bordure all or, crest a hand couped at the wrist holding a branch of laurel fructed proper, with the motto’Radicem firmant frondes’, all within a double-spearhead border separated by small sprays of flowers, diameter: 8 1/2in. This service was made for Charles Grant of Darlway and Waternish, Inverness-shire, c. For an illustrated example of a salt from this same service see Howard, David S.’Chinese Armorial Porcelain’, Vol. II (London, 1974), p. The item “Chinese famille rose octagonal armorial plate, Qianlong (1736-95)” is in sale since Wednesday, January 15, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Porcelain”. The seller is “guestandgray” and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Chinese
- Product: Plate/Tray
- Age: Pre-1800
- Primary Material: Porcelain/ Pottery
- Sub-Type: Armorial
- Original/Repro: Antique Original
- Chinese Dynasty: Qing (1644-1911)