• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 496

    A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" ARMORIAL PLATTER AND STRAINER

    CIRCA 1842

    Price Realised  

    A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" ARMORIAL PLATTER AND STRAINER
    CIRCA 1842
    A 'jeweled' coronet above the inscription Exmo Sor Marques de Almendares within a brightly enameled court scene
    15½ in. (39.4 cm.) wide, the platter (2)


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    From a service made for the Cuban Marquis de Almendares Ignacio Herrera, a coffee and sugar baron hailing from an exalted Spanish family and enobled in 1842. See Schiffer, China for America, p. 184.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MID-ATLANTIC PRIVATE COLLECTION