Qianlong c.1790, Chinese Armorial Porcelain Dish with the Arms of Admiral Sir Edward Hughes.

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A Very Large Chinese Export Porcelain Blue and White Armorial Dish c.1790 with the Arms of Admiral Sir Edward Hughes (1720-1794). Painted with his Arms as Granted to Him as Admiral and Commander-in-Chief of the East Indies (1783-1793). Two Foot Soldiers of the East India Company Hold Pennants and a Shield Encircled by the Ribbon of the Order of the Bath, the Admiral`s Motto Forward . There is an Inner Recessed Step that Would have Supported a Draining Dish.