• Lot 166

    PAIRE D'ASSIETTES ARMORIEES EN PORCELAINE DE LA FAMILLE ROSE

    CHINE, CIRCA 1770

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    PAIRE D'ASSIETTES ARMORIEES EN PORCELAINE DE LA FAMILLE ROSE
    CHINE, CIRCA 1770
    De forme polylobée, ornées au centre des armes portuguaises de Dom Antonio de Sousa Falcao de Saldanha Coutinho, l'aile rehaussée d'une frise de fleurs de lys, le marli d'un rinceau continu ; petites égrenures restaurées
    Diamètre: 23,5 cm. (9¼ in.) (2)


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    A chocolate pot from this service is illustrated by N. de Castro, Chinese Porcelain and the Heraldry of the Empire, Oporto 1988, p.118, where the author explains that de Saldanha Coutinho was a page in the Royal Household and a son of the Governor of Santa Catarina (Brazil) in 1760. A plate from this service was exhibited Caminhos da Porcelana Dinastias Ming e Qing, Lisbon 1998, catalogue no.54.

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    Post Lot Text

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE ARMORIAL LOBED PLATES FOR THE PORTUGUESE MARKET
    CHINA, CIRCA 1770