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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 356

    A PORTUGESE MARKET ARMORIAL DISH

    CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  

    A PORTUGESE MARKET ARMORIAL DISH
    CIRCA 1720
    The center with the large coat-of-arms of Ataide in Chinese Imari colors and gilt supported by a pair of herms bearing smoking urns on their heads, rising from scrolling brackets and clasping drapery which hangs down from the canopy that is over all, on the rim the bull's head crest twice amid scrolling, flowering vine
    13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) diameter


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    This plate is from a group of seven services and closely related individual orders all made for Dom Luis Peregrino de Ataide (1700-1758), all in variations on this bold, baroque style, one initialled LA. Ataide, 10th Count of Atouguia, was a counselor to Joao V and 6th Viceroy of Brazil. See N. de Castro, Chinese Porcelain and the Heraldry of the Empire, Oporto, 1988, p. 61.

    Provenance

    with Spink and Son, Ltd.