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A Chinese Export armorial porcelain mug.

Lot 1 (MH215 Two Day June Fine Art Auction, 18th June 2019)

£150 - £250

Buyer's premium: 24% (inc. VAT)

Lot details

A Chinese Export armorial porcelain mug, Qianlong, with shield-shaped armorial in iron red, puce and gilding, inscribed with the motto "Virtutis Merces Gloria", the sides painted with floral springs in Famille Rose decoration, gilt lattice and green dot border, double entwined celery handles with floral terminals, 14cms high.

NB: This mug bears the arms of Robertson.

Provenance: By direction of the Executors of Ian and Ena Robertson, removed from The Old Manse, Alnwick.