Stock #: 1014055 Size: 23cm wide
Price: AU$ 1,450.00
Chinese export armorial plate, of octagonal form, the center painted infamille rose with a pair of pheasants on a rock beneath a peony rose, the rim with two European theme reserves, one with a hunt trophy with dogs & guns beneath a tree, the other with the Valentine pattern, with two doves before an altar supporting two flaming hearts, the upper rim with a martin, the lower rim with the arms of Marten impaling Bidwell.
References: ref. V&A Museum FE.59-1978 for another example, also Howard, Chinese Armorial PorcelainVol1, p319 for full reference. The Arms are for Marten of Radford, Oxen, and Bidwell of Thetford, Norfolk.
Condition: minor wear
Asian Porcelain & Pottery