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Armorial Soup Plate, Bearing the Arms of Lee of Coton Quartering Astley, ca. 1735



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  • Description

    • Armorial Soup Dish, Bearing the Arms of Lee of Coton Quartering Astley, ca. 1735, 9 in. DIA
      紋章湯盤,帶有科頓·李的紋章阿斯特利,約。 1735,9 吋直徑

      Lot 428 - Decorated en grisaille with views of London and Canton separated by windows of gilded floral panels, the London scenes depicting the London Bridge and the dome of St. Paul’s viewed from the Thames and the scenes of Canton featuring views of the Pearl River; bearing arms with motto Virtus Vera Est Nobilitas; 9” DIA.


      Howard, David S. Chinese Armorial Porcelain. London: 1974, vol. I, p. 329, J6.

      Litzenburg, Jr., Thomas V.  CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN in the Reeves Center Collection at Washington and Lee University.  London: 2003, p. 94-95, 100.

      Le Corbeiller, Care. China Trade Porcelain: Patterns of Exchange.  The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1974, p. 62.

      Condition: Repaired fracture, worn gilt, worn paint.

      拍品428 - 灰色裝飾,倫敦和廣州的景色被鍍金花卉鑲板的窗戶隔開,倫敦的場景描繪了從泰晤士河上看到的倫敦橋和聖保羅大教堂的圓頂,而廣州的場景則展示了珠江的景色; 配戴座右銘“Virtus Vera Est Nobilitas”的武器; 9” 直徑。

      文獻:Howard, David S. 中國紋章瓷器。 倫敦:1974 年,卷。 我,p。 329,J6。


  • Weights and Measurements

    • Dimensions

      9"DIA x 1.75"H


      1 lb. 12.8 oz.

      Carton Dimensions

      14"L x 14"W x 6"H

      Carton Weight

      ~5 lbs.

  • Features and Specifications

    • Product Type

      Soup Plate


      Antique Original


      China Trade


      Chinese Export

      Export Market


      Region of Origin


      Dynastic Period

      Qing Dynasty

      Reign Period

      Yongzheng (1723-1735)

      Primary Material

      Porcelain & Pottery

      Color Palette

      Famille Rose

      Decoration/Design Pattern

      Armorial Ware






      Private collection of Armenian brothers, Armen and Dr. Vartan "Van" Ghugasian.

      Condition Report

      Repaired fracture, worn gilt, worn paint

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