Chinese export porcelain butter tub, arms of Saldanha de Albuquerque, c. 1750, Qianlong reign, Qing dynasty - SOLD

  • Antique Chinese porcelain

Chinese export porcelain butter tub decorated in opaque enamels of the famille rose palette with the arms of Monsignor GASPAR DE SALDANHA E ALBUQUERQUE, c. 1750, Qianlong reign, Qing dynasty.

Diameter: 12 cm, 5  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. 616/622;  

•Chinese Porcelain and the Heraldry of the Empire, by N. Castro, page 105.  

Stock Number: 5.4037
This item is sold.