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Kangxi

Famille Rose Armorial Tankard, Circa 1750

U767 Famille rose Armorial tankard, circa 1750
U767 Famille rose Armorial tankard, circa 1750
U767 Famille rose Armorial tankard, circa 1750
U767 Famille rose Armorial tankard, circa 1750
U767 Famille rose Armorial tankard, circa 1750
U767 Famille rose Armorial tankard, circa 1750
U767 Famille rose Armorial tankard, circa 1750
U767 Famille rose Armorial tankard, circa 1750
Ref: U767
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Chinese famille rose Armorial tankard, circa 1750, Qianlong period (1736-1795), decorated with the arms of Stephens (or Steevens) (Per chevron azure and ermine, in chief two eagles displayed or a mullet for difference; crest, A demi eagle displayed proper). The body decorated with painted floral sprays and gilt chain border and loop handle; height: 5 ½ in. (14 cm.). Provenance: This service was probably made for Captain William Steevens of the east Indiaman Delaware, at Canton in 1748. See Howard, ‘Chinese Armorial Porcelain’, ‘Q6’, pg. 559. SOLD