17 mai 2016

An armorial scalloped saucer, for the Portuguese market, Qianlong Period, ca. 1740

Lot 214. An armorial scalloped saucer, for the Portuguese market, Qianlong Period, ca. 1740. Estimate 3 200 € / 5 000 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers Chinese export porcelain. Blue, red and yellow decoration depicting Berain inspirated strapwork and D. José Ribeiro da Fonseca Figueiredo e Sousa coat-of-arms, Bishop of Oporto under the name of D. Frei José Maria da Fonseca e Évora, 5th Service. 17,5x17,5 cm Literature: Nuno de Castro, "A Porcelana Chinesa ao Tempo do Império", p. 135;Alberto Varela Santos,... [Lire la suite]