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AN EXTREMELY RARE CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL TUREEN AND COVER , QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, 1750-60
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
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311
AN EXTREMELY RARE CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL TUREEN AND COVER , QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, 1750-60
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller

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AN EXTREMELY RARE CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL TUREEN AND COVER , QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, 1750-60
supported on four scroll feet, the body molded with foliate-shaped panels in the center decorated with a continental, probably Dutch, coat of arms and floral springs throughout with elaborate handles on both sides, the cover similarly decorated and surmounted by a scroll finial
width 16 in.; 40.6 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Mrs. Alan L. Corey
Sotheby's New York, December 6, 1974, lot 261

Catalogue Note

Probably following a silver form and later produced in multiple European factories, most notably at Höchst by Ignatz Hess, examples of similar form have been documented in under-glaze blue, famille-rose, and sometimes en camaieu. Examples decorated only with floral motifs are illustrated in David Howard and John Ayers, China for the West, Vol. II, London, 1978, cat. no. 571, and Michel Beurdeley, Porcelain of the East India Companies, London, 1962, fig. 19. Examples with arms are illustrated in Bredo L. Grandjean, Dansk Ostindisk Porcelæn, Copenhagen, 1965, fig. 88, cat. no. 72, and an example for the Danish market, complete with stand, and with the arms of von Holstein and Ahlefeldt was sold in these rooms, January 23, 1992, lot 464. An example with the arms of the Dutch family van Hardenbroek is illustrated in Jochem Kroes, Chinese Armorial Porcelain for the Dutch Market, Zwolle, 2007, cat. no. 379a.

A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller

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New York