Asian Art Auction

November 28, 2016

LOT 109
A Chinese Export Armorial Plate Together With a Famille Rose Plate, Yongzheng Period
  • A Chinese Export Armorial Plate Together With a Famille Rose Plate, Yongzheng Period

109

A Chinese Export Armorial Plate Together With a Famille Rose Plate, Yongzheng Period

清雍正 中國外銷紋章瓷盤兩件

Each finely gilded and enameled, one bearing the arms of Husbands on the rim, motto ‘IN ARDUA VIRTUS’, with a flowering peony in the centre, the other with the cavetto depicting a tree peony, prunus, and other floral decoration
largest diameter 8.7" — 22.5 cm.

Estimate $1,200-$1,600

Realised: $1,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

A small charger with identical arms and design from the Collection of Elinor Gordon was sold at Sotheby’s New York, January 23, 2010, lot 125

Literature:

A plate from this service is illustrated by Howard in Chinese Armorial Porcelain, I, page 224, no. D9

Provenance:

The armorial plate from the Elinor Gordon Collection, Pennsylvania, the majority of the collection sold through Sotheby’s New York, Chinese Export Porcelain from the Private Collection of Elinor Gordon, January 23, 2010

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

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Ceramics: Export, Famille Rose
Origin: China
Wares: Plate