Chinese export porcelain first European order dish, c. 1530/50, Jiajing reign, Ming dynasty - SOLD

  • Antique Chinese porcelain
  • Antique Chinese porcelain

Rare Chinese export porcelain first European order saucer dish, decorated in under glaze cobalt blue with two armillary spheres and one IHS symbol, Fujian province, circa 1530/50, Jiajing reign, Ming dynasty, ø 31,1 cm, height 6,8 cm. 

Illustrated:

•Portugal na Porcelana da China: 500 anos de comércio / Portugal in Porcelain from China: 500 years of trade, by A. Varela Santos, vol I, p. 117.

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. 106/123; 

•Do Tejo aos Mares da China, Uma epopeia portuguesa, p. 81; 

•Porcelain Trade, Ming and Qing Dynasties, pp. 142-143; 

•Chinese Porcelain and the Heraldry of the Empire by N. Castro, pp. 9/13.  

Stock Number: 5.4047
This item is sold.