A Chinese Export royal plate for the French market (Duke of Penthievre). Yongzheng
Decorated in the famille verte palette, with the coat-of-arms of the Duke de Penthievre, Azure, three fleur-de-lis or, a baton sinister coupe gules.
- Period :
- yongzheng (1723-1735), ca. 1730
- 8.66 in. (22.5 cm)
- Reference :
This service was ordered for Louis-Jean-Marie de Bourbon, Duc de Penthievre, de Chateauvillain, de Rambouillet. He was appointed Admiral of the Fleet in survivance 1st January 1734, then Governor and Lieutenant General of Brittany in survivance in 1736.