Lot 372: CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN ARMORIAL TEAPOT AND COVER WITH THE ARMS OF MOSLEY, CIRCA 1755.
October 25, 2016
Portsmouth, NH, USALive Auction
Description: Painted on either side with the armorial and motto "MOS LEGIM REGIT" (Custom, or precedent, rules the law), above a pair of songbirds perched on prunus branches in a rock garden, the cover with matching branches and blossoms. Height 5 1/4 inches.Literature: David Sanctuary Howard, "Chinese Armorial Porcelain," vol. II, p. 276, O4.