Lot 145

■ƒ PORCELAIN SERVICE PARTY OF THE ROSE ARMORIAN FAMILY CHINA, DYNASTY QING, CIRCA 1740 Each coin is decorated in the centre with the coat of arms of Ross of Balnagowan and the motto "Nobilis est ira leonis". The edges are underlined with a gold frieze. Consisting of three square octagonal dishes (D.: 39 cm.), four square octagonal dishes (D.: 36,5 cm.), three square octagonal dishes (D.: 33 cm.), five square octagonal dishes (D.: 27 cm.), thirty-nine flat octagonal plates (D.: 22 cm.), twenty octagonal soup plates (D.: 21,5 cm.), thirteen rectangular octagonal dishes (L.: 28 cm.), seven rectangular octagonal dishes (L.: 26,5 cm.), two covered terrines with their presentation dishes (L.: 19,5 cm.), one bowl (D.: 14 cm.) and one small bowl (D.: 11,5 cm.). There is also a circular dish (D.: 38 cm.), a sauce boat (L.: 21 cm.), two rectangular octagonal dishes (L.: 41,5 cm.), eleven soup plates (D.: 22,5 cm.) and two dinner plates (D.: 22 cm.), whose coat of arms is decorated with three white lions. L.: from 11,5 to 41,5 cm. (from 4 ½ to 16 ¼ in.) - (USD 11,785 - USD 17,678)

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