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    Sale 5905

    Christie's Interiors

    7 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 266

    A CHINESE IMARI DUTCH MARKET ARMORIAL OCTAGONAL DISH

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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    A CHINESE IMARI DUTCH MARKET ARMORIAL OCTAGONAL DISH
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    Painted and gilt with a central roundel depicting a coat-of-arms below a scroll inscribed CORBEAU, surrounded by shaped panels enclosing plants, a Buddhistic lion and a group of cranes
    10½in. (26.7cm.) diam. (2)


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    Probably made for the Corbel or Corbet family of France, all of whom had arms with three crows (corbeau meaning crow in French).

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