Asian Art Auction

November 28, 2016

LOT 106
A Pair of Chinese Export Armorial Plates, Godfrey, Yongzheng Period, Circa 1725
  • A Pair of Chinese Export Armorial Plates, Godfrey, Yongzheng Period, Circa 1725

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A Pair of Chinese Export Armorial Plates, Godfrey, Yongzheng Period, Circa 1725

清雍正 中國外銷紋章瓷盤

Each painted in the centre with the arms of Godfrey above the motto ‘CORDE FIXAM’, the cavetto decorated with four cobalt underglaze reserves of foliage, the rim with peonies, prunus flowers, lingzhi fungus, and pine, the crest as the upper half of a male holding a cross
diameter 8.7" — 22 cm.

Estimate $800-$1,000

Realised: $750
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

A plate with identical arms and design together with a punch bowl from the Hodroff Collection was sold at Christie’s New York, January 21, 2009, lot 235

Literature:

A plate from this service is illustrated by Howard in Chinese Armorial Porcelain, I, page 172, no. A5

Provenance:

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

Additional Info:

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