Lot 945

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Rare Chinese Export European subject armorial plate, Dutch market circa 1740
gilt scrollwork border centering allegorical wedding scene within Baroque rotunda and arch emblazoned with motto Semper Amor Pro Te Firmissimus Atque Fidelis (Forever My Love For You Will Be Strong and True), flanked by columns supporting what are believed to be the arms of Nicolaas VAN LANDSCHOT (1717-1762).
Dia.9 1/8"

Provenance: The J. Louis Binder Collection of Chinese Export Porcelain (a portion of which sold in an eponymous auction at Christie's of London in 2003).

Literature: Kroes, Jochem. CHINESE ARMORIAL PORCELAIN FOR THE DUTCH MARKET. Zwolle: Waanders, 2007. pp.275-280, illustrated p.279, pl.192.

Howard, David S. CHINA FOR THE WEST. London: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1978. p. 394.

Howard, David S. THE CHOICE OF THE PRIVATE TRADER. London: Zwemmer, 1994. p.82.

  • Heavy wear to gilt rim decoration, otherwise in good condition.

    ** All Chinese Export porcelain pieces have been examined under bright light and UV light. All show slight wear consistent with age. Only repairs and restorations, or wear greater than expected will be mentioned in condition reports.

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