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Porcelain plate of two Scottish soldiers; China, decorated in Canton, Qing dynasty, about 1745

White plate, with polychrome decoration with depiction of two Scottish soldiers in centre. Both the soldiers wear kilts, one is piping, the other has rifle. Lip of plate is decorated in sepia with two panels containing landscape scenes and two scenes of polychrome birds on branches.

Almost certainly they appear to be based on George Bickham's engravings of the mutineers which were produced in 174…