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    Sale 2818

    EUROPEAN NOBLE AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 478

    A set of six Chinese famille rose armorial soup-plates for the English market

    CIRCA 1765

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A set of six Chinese famille rose armorial soup-plates for the English market
    Circa 1765
    Enamelled and gilt at the centre with a coat-of arms in gilt scrollwork intertwined with a floral garland, the rim painted with four iron-red demi-lions rampant holding a banner and emerging from a gilt mural coronet, alternating with flower sprays, all between gilt spearhead borders encircling the upper well and rim, minor restoration and small damages
    22.8 cm. diam. (6)


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    The arms are those of Richardson of Rotherlite. See D.S. Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, London, 1974, p. 481, P. 19.

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