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  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in enamels and gold

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr P. Cooke

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 13, shelf 2

Physical description

Plate, porcelain, painted with enamels and gold with the arms of Low impaling Kellet. The coat of arms is painted in the centre, predominantly in green and brown tones with a double-headed eagle and a tethered animal on a patch of grass and above with a crest of an arm holding a scroll. Round the sides is a shell and scroll border in red and gold.

Place of Origin

China (made)


ca. 1750 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in enamels and gold


Diameter: 22.7 cm

Descriptive line

Plate, porcelain, painted in polychrome enamels and gold with coat of arms, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong reign period, ca. 1750

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Howard, David Santuary. Chinese Armorial Porcelain. London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1974, p. 842




Painted; Glazed; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Animal; Scroll; Coat of arms; Eagle


Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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