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FAMILY CREST:
FRENCH

A crest used by Robert French, Esq, of Monavi Castle, co. Galway.
The crest is described as "A dolphin naiant".
The motto is "Malo mori quam foedari" (Death rather than disgrace)
The crest was found on a Chinese silver coffee pot made by Hung Chong & Co, active at Club Street, Canton and 11b Nankin Road, Shanghai, circa 1860-1930 (source: Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, by Adrien von Ferscht).

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family crest: FRENCH Chinese silver coffee pot: Hung Chong & Co
mark on Chinese silver coffee pot: Hung Chong & Co
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