Stock #: 1012027 Size: 23cm wide
Price: AU$ 1,450.00
Chinese export armorial plate, well painted to the center with the arms of Newton, with crossed ‚Äòbones‚Äô supporting a shield, reserved on a shaped black ground, a crowned Negro presenting a sword above and a finely painted wreath of fruit, flowers and birds, the rim with three well detailed specimens in gilt, including an orchid, bamboo, and a hand-of-Buddha tree branch.
References: Provenance: ex - Helena Woolworth McCann collection (now in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Metropolitan, New York) ref. Phillips, China Trade Porcelain, The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection, pl2 for a tureen from this service, pl21 for a tanka
Condition: wear to gilding, star to base
Asian Porcelain & Pottery