Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Pair of Plates, Arms of Clarke, Circa 1760.



Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Pair of Plates,
Arms of Clarke of Sandford,
Circa 1760.

 

A pair of most unusual Chinese Export armorial plates with a border of scattered famille rose flowers and a full central design with a landscape scene with a tree in the center with the armorial coat of arms of a shield hanging from a tree branch.

Diameter: 8 5/8 inches


Reference: Chinese Export Porcelain, David Sanctuary Howard, Page 503, P22. The author mentions that the image of the shield hung on a tree near a sandy ford may depict a recognizable reach of the River Thames.

Howard mentions that the Metropolitan Museum of Art has a small milk jug from the McCann collection (No. 51 86.368).



Dealer Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc.
Date: 1760
Origin China
Artist/Maker
Measurements Diameter: 8 5/8 inches
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website http://vandekar.com
Price 2750
Contact Paul Vandekar, 212-308-2022 or  info@vandekar.com

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