Lot 477: TWO CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL PLATES
October 27, 2016
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
TWO CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL PLATES
one in polychromed enamels depicting a coat of arms with griffin and a suit of armor, diameter: 9 in.; the other grisaille and gilt decorated and depicting a coat of arms with a ram and fleur de lis; diameter: 9 1/8 in.
Provenance: Property of a Boston Family
Grisaille decorated plate has 2 small rim chips and other small losses to gilding on rim as well as wear to the enamels
Polychrome plate has 5" hairline crack to center of plate on the reverse and a 1" hairline crack to rim of front of plate