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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 55

    A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE PLATES FROM THE PEERS SERVICE

    CIRCA 1731

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE PLATES FROM THE PEERS SERVICE
    CIRCA 1731
    Each painted with a preening pheasant perched on rocks, the griffin crest at the rim
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diameter (2)


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    From a service made for Charles Peers of Chiselhampton Lodge, Oxfordshire. The original bill of lading, dated Canton, 19th November 1731, is today at The British Museum. See D.S. Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, vol. I, p. 174.