A pair of Chinese famille rose armorial plates for the Belgian market (Jacobus-Gerardus de Knyff). Yongzheng period
Decorated in the famille rose enamels, gilt and silvered, with the arms of Knyff.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735), ca. 1734
- 8.66 in. (23 cm)
- Reference :
See Henry Maertens de Noordhout, Porcelaines chinoises decorées d’Armoiries belges, 1997, pp. 100 and 101 for a dish from this service in the Royal Museums of Art and History (Brussels).
See also Nicole de Bisscop, Séductions Chinoises, p. 215, no.6.59.
A pair of plates from this service was sold Christie’s London, 26 April 2016, lot 53.
Another pair of plates was sold at Christie’s New York, Chinese Export Art, 18 January 2017, lot 409.
Jacques-Gérard de Knyff of Antwerp and Brussels was created Hereditary Knight of the Holy Roman Empire on 1 September 1719 by Charles VI, Emperor of Austria.