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    Sale 12975

    Noble & Private Collections Part I

    2 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 62

    A SET OF SIX CHINESE ROSE-VERTE IMARI ARMORIAL PLATES

    YONGZHENG PERIOD, CIRCA 1725

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF SIX CHINESE ROSE-VERTE IMARI ARMORIAL PLATES
    YONGZHENG PERIOD, CIRCA 1725
    Each enamelled and gilt with the coat-of-arms for the Carter family of Cornwall, with their crest at the top of the border
    8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) diameter


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    The arms are of 'Carter, of St. Columb in Cornwall, derived from a Staffordshire family. This service was possibly made for the Rt. Hon. Thomas Carter, Master of the Rolls, a Secretary of State and a Privy Councillor, who married in 1719, Mary, daughter and co-heiress of Thomas Claxton of Dublin (Mary’s sister was married to the Earl of Rosse)’. The author goes on to explain that two further services with the Carter arms were made about a decade later than this one.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A LADY