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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 57

    AN ARMORIAL CHARGER

    CIRCA 1726

    Price Realised  

    AN ARMORIAL CHARGER
    CIRCA 1726
    A large coat-of-arms of Alexander quartering Bennet and Edmonds in the center, the rim with iron-red and gilt cell diaper interrupted by auspicious objects, three still-lifes on the rim centering the crest, on the back four iron-red lotus sprigs
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) diameter


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    One of two services, the other very similar but in underglaze blue, made for a son of Edward Alexander of Chipping Ongar and Shenfield, who married Levina Bennet. See D.S. Howard, op. cit., vol. I, pp. 172 and 210.