Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus')

 
  Lot 113
 

113

A CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL DISH FOR THE HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY, JIAJING PERIOD, CIRCA 1800

Sold for £434
Estimated at £200 - £300

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)


 

A CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL DISH FOR THE HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY, JIAJING PERIOD, CIRCA 1800

the oval platter with decorated painted border and polychrome and gilt armorial company crest to centre – 10½in. (27cm) wide

£200-300

This service is thought to have been used by senior Company officials in Bombay and Madras. It seems that some Governors returned with small 'souvenir' to England when they completed their term of office. A similar dish is held by the V&A as object number No 335J-1898.

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), Tue, 30th Apr 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

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