Asian Art Auction

November 28, 2016

LOT 110
A Chinese Export Armorial Plate With A Pair of Saucers, Indian Market, Jiaqing Period, Circa 1820
  • A Chinese Export Armorial Plate With A Pair of Saucers, Indian Market, Jiaqing Period, Circa 1820

110

A Chinese Export Armorial Plate With A Pair of Saucers, Indian Market, Jiaqing Period, Circa 1820

清嘉慶 中國外銷莫卧儿帝國紋章瓷盤 三件

Imari style decoration, with central arms of a Bengal tiger and an elephant supporting a shield of two fish and possibly a dagger, surrounded by eight radiating panels alternating chrysanthemums and large flower heads, purported to be from a service made for Bahadur Shah II, the Last Mughal Emperor of India
largest diameter 7.7" — 19.5 cm.

Estimate $1,500-$2,000

Realised: $2,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

A pair of plates with identical design, but shield and scroll reading ‘CJW’ and ‘Mallacca’ was sold at Christie’s New York, January 26, 2015, lot 94.
A dish with identical arms and design is in the Winterthur Museum Collection, Delaware, acc. no. 2014.0016.123

Literature:

A plate from this service is illustrated in Howard and Ayer’s China for the West, II, page 475, no. 487

Provenance:

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

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Ceramics: Export
Origin: China, India
Period: Qing
Wares: Plate