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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 363

    A RARE DUTCH MARKET ARMORIAL CHARGER

    DATED 1733

    Price Realised  

    A RARE DUTCH MARKET ARMORIAL CHARGER
    DATED 1733
    Brightly enamelled with a Dutch coat-of-arms and crest flanked by scrolling foliage within a yellow-ground roundel surrounded by the inscription DIE RIGTETSYNDOEN ALNAGODTSWOORT- JANBLONKEBYLE- DIENADE RECHTE LINEWILTHOUWENVOORT- AP 1733, the border with iron-red whorl-ground lappets and large peony and chrysanthemum blooms
    15½ in. (39.3 cm.) diameter


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    There are no other pieces known from this service. The inscription round the coat-of-arms translates to 'Jan Blankebyle- He lives by the Word of God- the direct Descendant of Wilton Wenvoort- Ad 1733.'

    Provenance

    The Mildred R. and Rafi Y. Mottahedeh Collection, Sotheby's, New York, 30 January 1985, lot 243


    Literature

    Howard and Ayers, Masterpieces of Chinese Export Porcelain, London, 1981, p. 59, pl. 390


    Exhibited

    Virginia Museum, 1981-82