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Large Plate with arms of Adriaan Valckenier

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Chinese for export. Gold flowers & small scalloped border on rim. In elaborate red gold & blue acanthus mantling in center, arms & crest. "made to the order of Sir J. Byland, British minister to Java, Dutch East Indies." on matching 2026-7.41.

Inscription

Arms of Adriaan Valckenier, Amsterdam

Provenance

By 1941, the Winfield Foundation; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA.

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation

Chinese Export, Yung Cheng period, 1740–50

Object Place

China for export

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm (2 in.); diameter: 38.1 cm (15 in.)

Accession Number

51.827

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamels and gilding

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain