Pair of Export Famille Rose Plates, China, 18th/19th century, the interiors decorated with a stylized foliate armorial crest, each with a ribbon bearing a Latin inscription of "Hink Studiis Alimenta Meis," and "Cuncta Cum Tempore Proficio," the cavetto decorated with floral and fruit sprigs inside foliate cartouches over bianco sopra bianco patterns, dia. 10 1/8 in.
Gilt loss, two hairline cracks to one plate, rim chips, one plate restored at rim.
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