TWO CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL PLATES, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1772 |
2,000 - 3,000 USD
- diameter 9 in.; 22.9 cm
comprising one plate and one soup plate, each painted in the center with the arms of Pitt impaling Grenville
For the arms, see David Sanctuary Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, Vol. I, London, 1974, p. 404, O4. The reverse of each example is accompanied by a label bearing the logo of Vista Alegre and inscribed with 'Rockefeller' and an inventory number 80M/ 78 for the soup plate, and 82M/ 78 for the plate.