London, South Kensington
30 June 2015
SOLD BY THE EXECUTORS OF WALTER RAYLEIGH TREVELYAN
A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE 'MANDARIN DUCK AND IMMORTALS' DISH AND A FAMILLE ROSE ARMORIAL BOWL
THE DISH KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) AND THE BOWL QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
The centre of the dish decorated with mandarin ducks in a lotus pond, the border depicting The Eight Daoist Immortals holding their attributes riding amongst cresting waves; the bowl decorated with the coat of arms and crest of Johns of Trewince, Cornwall and two floral sprays, the interior with a chain border
The dish 12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) diam.
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We are grateful to Mrs Angela Howard for her assistance in identifying the coat of arms.
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