A Chinese armorial dish for the Dutch market (Rijzik & Schippers accolé). Qianlong period
Decorated in the famille rose palette with flowering vine borders in a rich palette, coat of arms of Jacob Rijzik and anna Schippers.
- Period :
- Qianlong (173§-1795), circa 1756-1757
- 6.29 in. (16 cm)
- Reference :
This service is illustrated by David Howard in Chinese Armorial Porcelain, vol II, p. 250, no. 163.
The autor notes that only 3 cups and saucers and a plate of this tea and coffee service have survived.
Jacob Rijzik served the VOC Chamber Zeeland as a ship’s captain and was in Canton from the summer 1756 to the second half of 1757 where he probably ordered this tea and coffee set. He was born in Brielle.