01 janvier 2013

A rare Chinese Export 'VOC' armorial plate , circa 1730

A rare Chinese Export 'VOC' armorial plate, circa 1730. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 With a very large coat-of-arms of the Dutch East India Company in early famille rose enamels above the V.O.C monogram, all within the inscription CONCORDIA RES PARVA CRESCUNT.1728 (sic); 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diameter. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Notes: From a tea service undoubtedly made for officials of the Dutch East India Co., its design likely based on a silver ducatoon issued in 1728 and in circulation at... [Lire la suite]
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