Coffee cup, Qianlong c.1740, with the arms of Lane in a Chinese landscape
Coffee cup, c.1740, decorated with the arms of Lane suspended above 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 : Tiny rim chips filled. Wear to gilding at rim.