Small bowl, Qianlong c.1740, with the arms of Lane
Small bowl, c.1740, decorated with the arms of Lane suspended in a Chinese landscape, with a bird on flowering rockwork watching its mate flying above. The unusual arms with three fireballs, borne by no other family.
Reference : Howard, David S.; Chinese Armorial Porcelain, Volume II, p. 218
Condition : Two rimcracks consolidated; inner rim gilt decoration worn; exterior enamels good.