Chinese export porcelain oval butter tub stand, arms of Bishop of Oporto, c. 1810, Jiaqing reign, Qing dynasty

  • Antique Chinese porcelain

Rare and fine Chinese export porcelain oval butter tub stand, decorated in opaque enamels from the famille rose palette with the arms of D. ANTÓNIO DE S. JOSÉ DE CASTRO, Bishop of Oporto, c. 1810, Jiaqing reign, Qing dynasty.  

Width: 15 cm, 6 in.

For the arms see:

•Portugal na Porcelana da China: 500 anos de comércio / Portugal in Porcelain from China: 500 years of trade, by A. Varela Santos, vol II, pp. 660/4.  

•Chinese Porcelain and the Heraldry of the Empire by N. Castro, page 197.  

Stock Number: 5.4038