plate, armorial

manufacturer

circa 1755
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Description
plate, armorial of circular form with a scalloped rim, having rococo scrolls in gilt and iron red, and bearing and the arms of Mackintosh of that ilk beaneth their crest and motto "Touch not the cat but a glove". From a service made for Angus Mackintosh, the 22nd chief of the Clan, who married Anne Farquharson, circa 1755.
Maker and role
manufacturer
Production place
England
Production date
circa 1755
Media description
porcelain, polychrome enamel decoration
Measurements
28 x dia 225 mm
weight 329 gm
Credit line
purchased with funds provided by the Alwynne Jona OAM Porcelain Bequest, 2020
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A1459
TJC reference number
5489

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