13 May 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 2,125
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A FAMILLE ROSE ARMORAL PLATE AND A BLUE AND WHITE AND ENAMEL ARMORIAL DEEP PLATE
CIRCA 1765 AND CIRCA 1725
The octagonal famille rose plate is decorated with elegant figures in a fenced garden and the border is enamelled with the acollée arms of Raymond and Webster. The blue and white deep plate is painted in coloured enamels and gilt with the arms of Haldane between eagle supporters and above the motto SUFFER, within a gilt and black border after a book plate, while the Haldane crest is at the top.
The largest 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) diam.
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For further details concerning the arms of Raymond with Webster, see David Sanctuary Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, London 1974, p.344, pl.K6.
For a charger with the arms of Haldane, see Christie's New York, 21 January 2009, lot 220.
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The blue and white plate: Christie's New York, 23 January 2001, lot 170.