• The William F. Reilly Collecti auction at Christies

    Sale 2273

    The William F. Reilly Collection

    14 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 161

    A VERY LARGE PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL CHARGERS

    CIRCA 1735

    Price Realised  

    A VERY LARGE PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL CHARGERS
    CIRCA 1735
    The center boldly painted with a large coat-of-arms of Valckenier of Amsterdam with a shaded pink falcon crest, the rim with four sprays of flowering boughs in grisaille, iron-red and gilt
    17¼ in. (43.4 cm.) diameter (2)


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    The Valckeniers were an important family in the Dutch China trade; Adriaan Valckenier was Governor-General of the Indies 1737-41. They ordered this armorial dinner service, another, similar, with grisaille borders and a service in blue and white.