Chinese export porcelain salt cellar, arms of Sobral, c. 1775, Qianlong reign, Qing dynasty

  • Antique Chinese porcelain

Chinese export porcelain salt cellar, decorated in opaque enamels from the famille rose palette with the arms of JOAQUIM INÁCIO DA CRUZ SOBRAL, c. 1775, Qianlong reign, Qing dynasty.

Illustrated:

•Portugal na Porcelana da China: 500 anos de comércio, Portugal in Porcelain from China: 500 years of trade, by A. Varela Santos, vol IV, p. 1104. 


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 IV, pp. 1083/1121; 

•Chinese Porcelain and the Heraldry of the Empire by N. Castro, page 141.  

Stock Number: 5.7081A
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