Pair of Chinese porcelain Flemish-armorial plates, 18th century

Period of QIANLONG QING (1736-1795)

Pair of Chinese porcelain Flemish-armorial plates, 18th century

c. 1730 China

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A pair of Chinese porcelain famille rose Flemish-armorial plates, painted in the centre with the arms of Goos de Ghyseghem, flanked by those of Vecquemans (and Goubau) within a single turquoise band and a pink scalloped band in the cavetto, encircled on the flat everted rim with a wide elaborately linked band of garlands of flowers, leaves and scrolls.

9 7/8 inches, 25.7 cm diameter.

Yongzheng, circa 1730.


Good. One plate with natural fire flaw, the other with blue enamel flaking from the flag.
* Sold by Sotheby’s London in their auction of Chinese Export Porcelain, Chinese & Japanese Works of Art, 7th June 2000, lot 179.

*From the collection of Raymond Mitchell.

*Sold by Mossgreen Auctions, Sydney in their auction of The Estate of Raymond Mitchell, 26th February 2007, lot 74.

*Sold by R & V Tregaskis, Oriental Art, Sydney, Australia.
*A plate from this service is illustrated by Henry Maertens de Noordhout in Porcelaines Chinoises ‘Compagnie des Indes’ Decoreés d’Armoiries Belges,
99, where the author notes that Jacques-Xavier, Baron Goos, Lord of Ghyseghem, married his first wife, Reine-Isabelle Vecquemans on 2nd July 1708, who died in 1719. He married his second wife, Cornélie-Flore Goubau, Lady of Ghyseghem, on 2nd June 1720.

*A large pair of chargers of this design, together with three saucers were sold by Sotheby’s London in their auction of Chinese Export Porcelain and Works of Art, 17th November 1999, lot 946, p. 18.
Dimensions
Diameter 26.00 (10.24 inches)
Stock Code
M3545
Medium
Ceramic
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