Lot 374: CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN ARMORIAL VEGETABLE DISH AND COVER WITH THE ARMS OF M'ARTHUR, CIRCA 1795.
October 25, 2016
Portsmouth, NH, USALive Auction
Description: Painted and gilt on the interior and both sides of the cover with the armorial and motto "FIDE ET OPERA (By fidelity and labor). Length 12 1/4 inches.Provenance: The Collection of Mrs. J. Insley Blair, Tuxedo Park, New York.Literature: David Sanctuary Howard, "Chinese Armorial Porcelain," vol. I, p. 748, W3.