A Chinese export armorial plate for the dutch market (Valckenier). Qianlong period.
The centre boldly painted with a large coat-of-arms of the family Valckenier from Amsterdam with a shaded pink falcon crest, the rim with four sprays of flowering boughs in grisaille, iron-red and gilt.
- Period :
- Qianlong (1735-1795), circa 1738
- 25,7 cm
- Reference :
Pieces of porcelain from this service are held on in famous collections.
For a pair of ewers, see Christie’s NYC, Rockefeller Plaza, The Benjamin F. Edwards III Collection, 22 january 2003, lot 156.
For several dishes, see Christie’s Amsterdam, European noble and private collections, 14 febrary 2006, lot 1072 ; Christie’s NYC, Rockefeller Plaza, The Hodroff Collection – Chinese Export Porcelain from the Collection of Leo et Doris Hodroff, 24 january 2007, lot 249 ; Christie’s NYC, Rockefeller Plaza, 23 january 2012, lot 379.
For a saucer, see Sotheby’s NYC, The Collection of Khalil Rizk, 25 april 2008, lot 32.
For a pair of octogonal salt (from the collection of Nelson Rockefeller), see Christie’s NYC, Rockefeller Plaza, 21 january 2009, lot 135.
For a very large dish recently sold, from the Collection of Docteur Hardouin, see chez Sotheby’s Paris, 17 december 2014, lot 418.