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Chinese export porcelain butter tub with the arms of JOSÉ PAMPLONA CARNEIRO RANGEL BALDAIA DE TOVAR, Qianlong.
Stock Number: 5.5014
Rare Chinese export porcelain butter tub and stand with the arms of JOSÉ PAMPLONA CARNEIRO RANGEL BALDAIA DE TOVAR, c. 1770, Qianlong reign, Qing dynasty. W. stand: 15,5 cm. 5.5014
Provenance: Ramos Pinto Calém family sold in 2002 in Lisbon, Portugal.
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, pp. 1202/11 where the family is studied in great detail from primary sources.
Literature: Chinese Porcelain and the Heraldry of the Empire, by N. Castro, page 125.