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Fine Yongzheng Armorial Saucer Dish #5071 Sold

A very elegant Chinese export porcelain saucer dish made for the     market bearing the conjoined arms of Jean-Charles de La Bistrate and his bride Anne -Marie Proli. Her father was a director of the Compagnie d’Ostende and after his death in 1733, his son continued many of his business affairs; it is most likely Ann-Marie’s brother who ordered the service as a wedding gift for his sister. Richly decorated and gilded with a central armorial within a jewel-like enameled diapered cavetto and an elaborate border around the rim of strapwork, foliate scrolls, shells and swags. Measuring 8 1/2″ in diameter, and in good condition with only one small, faint rim line sealed. Circa 1735.


HexagonalCups & Saucers #5066 SOLD

A rare and unusual form for this period, this fine pair of Chinese export porcelain tea bowls and saucers are thinly potted and very well-painted in famille rose enamels with Mandarin scenes all within very lush butterfly and floral borders accentuated by a rich gilded ground, the tea bowl interiors also decorated with floral sprigs and butterflies. Beautiful quality and condition, with the saucers measuring 5 3/4″ across. Circa 1810.    $850. ea


Fine Mandarin Cachepot and Stand #5067 Sold

A very lovely and very usable Chinese export porcelain cachepot and stand decorated in famille rose enamels with colorful Mandarin scenes, the rims with small blossoms and foliage. In very good condition and rare to have one with it’s stand. The cachepot measuring 5 1/8″  in diameter, and 4 1/4″ tall with its stand. Displays an orchid beautifully. Circa 1820.





Very Fine Rockefeller Reticulated Stand #400

Another fine example from our collection of Chinese export porcelain in the Rockefeller pattern, this charming oval reticulated stand is centered with a finely rendered Mandarin scene, as well as detailed diapering, landscape and bird vignettes, hand-cut reticulation and the well-known gilded border of foliate scrollwork. A little work of art in itself, measuring 9″ across and in very good condition. Circa 1795.

Beautiful 10 1/4″ Rockefeller Reticulated Stand # 404

A very fine Chinese export porcelain oval reticulated stand in the Rockefeller pattern, centered with a finely detailed Mandarin scene of a lady of quality seated upon a galleried terrace with her attendants and children, a rivers view beyond in the background. Other finely wrought attributes of this pattern evident in the meticulous landscape reserves and gilded scroll work border. In very good condition and measuring 10 1/4″ across by 9 1/4″. Circa 1795.

PAIR of Famille Rose 11″ Plates #5060 SOLD

A wonderfully decorative pair of Chinese export porcelain plates with barbed rims, richly enameled in famille rose, centered with a scene of two cockerels and a frog beneath a flowering branch with a huge peony blossom, the cavetto continuing the peony motif against a stippled light blue ground, all within a lusciously enameled border of prunus against a a pink “fish-eye” ground. The enamels all bright and proud of the surface. Both plates in very good condition with only very minor glaze fritting to the edges. Measuring 11″ in diameter. Circa 1745.

10 1/2″ Rockefeller Basket & Stand #SOLD

A very fine Chinese export porcelain reticulated basket and stand in the famous Rockefeller pattern, the oval tray centered with a charming Mandarin scene unfolding on a garden terrace, with similar images in reserve against the hand-cut reticulated walls of the basket, and both pieces detailed with fine diapering, sepia landscape cartouches and gilded scrolling foliate borders. Of a generous size and presence, measuring 10 1/2″ across, and in very good condition. Some of the finest pieces of the China Trade from this period were created in this lavish pattern. Circa 1795.


10 1/2″ Rockefeller Basket & Stand #397SOLD

The quality for which the Rockefeller pattern is so well known is clearly evident in this lovely Chinese export porcelain reticulated basket and stand, finely decorated with Mandarin scenes and detailed sepia landscape cartouches within an edge bordered with meticulous gilded foliate scroll work. Of an impressive size, measuring 10 1/2″ across from gilded handle to handle. Very good condition. Circa 1795.

Famille Verte Chocolate Pot #5051 SOLD

An unusual form for this early a period, this wonderful Chinese export porcelain chocolate pot, with its spout and handle at right angles is whimsically decorated in bright famille verte enamels with sea creatures amongst roiling waves. Measuring 7 1/4″ tall, and in very good condition, with only a firing line to the cover, and dating to the Kangxi period, circa 1700-1710.

Fine Sepia Fitzhugh 7 3/4″ Plate #5057 Sold

An exceptionally well-painted Chinese export porcelain plate decorated in a rich dark sepia in the Fitzhugh pattern. From a special order service, superbly monogrammed within the central roundel, the original owner’s initials,as yet, to be identified. With two very minor rim chips, and two very short lines to the reverse restored, otherwise in good condition. Measuring 7 3/4″ in diameter. Circa 1810.