A PORCELAIN IMPERIAL ARMORIAL PLATE

CHINA, GUANCHZHOU, QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1740S

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A PORCELAIN IMPERIAL ARMORIAL PLATE CHINA, GUANCHZHOU, QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1740S Circular, the centre painted with the Imperial double-headed eagle holding a sceptre and orb, surmounted by the Imperial crown, the rim with gilt foliate scrolls, lattice design and stylised flower heads, apparently unmarked, with red inventory number of the Winter Palace 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) diameter