• Lot 196

    A blue and white armorial dish

    KANGXI, CIRCA 1720-1730

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    A blue and white armorial dish
    Kangxi, circa 1720-1730
    Decorated with a coat-of-arms including a shield with a rampant horse, surmounted by a crest with similar horse above a helmet with mantling of leaves and tendrils, the rim with scrolling peony-knobs and flowers, the reverse with three flower-sprays, hairline crack, minute frits
    25.7 cm. diam.

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    The arms are those of the Feith family from Gelderland, The Netherlands. The plates are the only known example of this service. For a discussion on the decoration, see Dr. Jochem Kroes, Chinese armorial Porcelain for the Dutch Market, Zwolle 2007, p. 113.

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