Asian Art Auction

November 28, 2016

LOT 104
A Chinese Export Armorial Plate, Sainthill of Devon, Qianlong Period, Circa 1770
  • A Chinese Export Armorial Plate, Sainthill of Devon, Qianlong Period, Circa 1770

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A Chinese Export Armorial Plate, Sainthill of Devon, Qianlong Period, Circa 1770

清乾隆 中國外銷紋章瓷盤

Of octagonal form, painted in the centre with the arms of Sainthill of Devon quartering Hill and impaling Yonge, made for Edward Sainthill of Bradninch, who married Frances, sister of Sir William Yonge, Bt., of Colyton, the cavetto with an underglaze-blue band of ‘cracked ice’ ground with prunus flowers, arranged in a Fitzhugh pattern with Chinese literati motifs
diameter 9.1" — 23 cm.

Estimate $800-$1,000

Realised: $1,440
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Literature:

A plate from this service is illustrated by Howard in Chinese Armorial Porcelain, I, page 600, no. R11

Provenance:

Important Private Canadian Collection of Armorial Porcelain (lots 104-117)

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Ceramics: Export
Origin: China
Wares: Plate