A Chinese Armorial Dish Kangxi/Yongzheng E18thC

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A Chinese Armorial Dish Kangxi/Yongzheng E18thC

A Chinese Imari Dish

Decorated in the centre with the arms of Van Gellicum

Kangxi/Yongzheng E18thC

Diameter; 10 1/4″ (26.0 cm)

Condition; wear to gilding on rim

Shallow chip 0.25 cm to the underside

Harmen van Gillicum was quarter-master on four vessels sailing on behalf of the Dutch East India Company

to Canton between 1728 and 1736

This service is illustrated by Dr. Jochem Kroes in Chinese Armorial for the Dutch Market, 2007, p. 118, no. 20