• Lot 157

    RARE ET IMPORTANT PLAT ARMORIE EN PORCELAINE IMARI

    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, EPOQUE KANGXI, CIRCA 1720

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    RARE ET IMPORTANT PLAT ARMORIE EN PORCELAINE IMARI
    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, EPOQUE KANGXI, CIRCA 1720
    De forme circulaire, orné au centre des armes portuguaises de Dom Francisco José de Sampaio Melo e Castro, le blason couronné entouré de volutes rouges, vertes et or, le marli agrémenté de rinceaux dorés, chrysanthèmes et lotus
    Diamètre: 47,3 cm. (18 5/8 in.)


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    See an identical dish from the same service included in Nuno de Castro, A Porcelana Chinesa e os Brasoes do Império, p.65, where the author notes that this was the fourth service made for Francisco José de Sampaio Melo e Castro, 11th Lord of Vila Flor, Military Governor of the Alentejo, Councillor of State, 66th Governor and 40th Viceroy of India between 1720-1723. Sampaio Melo e Castro died in Goa in 1723.

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    A RARE AND IMPORTANT IMARI ARMORIAL CIRCULAR DISH FOR THE PORTUGUESE MARKET
    CHINA, QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD, CIRCA 1720