A selection of armorial tea wares for the Belgian Market, Qianlong, circa 1740-1750. Photo Bonhams.
Comprising three tea bowls, two saucers, a lobed rim spoon tray and a teapot and cover, each enamelled and gilt with the arms of Van Den Cruyce, within gilt foliate borders reserved with puce and iron red enamelled landscape vignettes, the saucers, spoon tray and two tea bowls bearing the motto ‘Soli Deo Gloria’. The teapoy 13.3cm (5.1/4in) high. (8). Estimate £1,000 – 1,500 (€1,300 – 1,900)
Property of a European Noble Family
Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 Sep 2014 10:30 BST. LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE