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Premier Auction - Session II - February 4, 2023

Sat, Feb 4, 2023 09:00AM EST
Lot 765

Chinese Export Armorial Porcelain Plate, Gibson

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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$3,000 $250
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circa 1730, depicting arms of Gibson impaling Green, arms halved, on left gilt and iron red lion rampant, on striped black and white ground, to the right, Green depicting gilt and iron red chevron amongst three gilt bucks on cobalt ground, the whole surmounted with a helmet, surmounted with a stork with oak leaf in bill, cartouches of floral sprays to rim, 8-7/8 in.

Note: "This Gibson family lived in Lancashire, Yorkshire, and London. The Green arms are those of Norwich and are also impaled by Slader in a service made about twenty years later."

Chinese Armorial Porcelain Volume I, David S. Howard, Faber & Faber, 31 May 1974, p. 233.


Provenance: Tudor-Craig Century House (1920s label to base); Heirloom & Howard, UK, March 2007; Christopher M. Weld, Essex, Massachusetts


anomalies (as made), spotting, scratching, some loss to painted decoration, hairline crack to rim, approx. 2-1/2 in., under blacklight hairline crack fluoresces and one small area to rim, indicating in-painting