Chinese famille rose armorial salt, Qianlong (1736-95), decorated with the arms of Bennet (gules a bezant between three demi lions argent, with the crest a demi lion argent holding in its paws a bezant), within a chain border, diameter 3 1/4 in. The bezant in the lion’s paws indicate that this salt was probably made for the Bennet family of Finsbury in London, a merchant family of the later 18th century. For a plate with the arms of Bennet, see Howard,’Chinese Armorial Porcelain’, Vol. The item “Chinese famille rose armorial salt, Qianlong (1736-95)” is in sale since Wednesday, January 15, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Porcelain”. The seller is “guestandgray” and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Chinese
- Product: Salt
- Age: Pre-1800
- Primary Material: Porcelain/ Pottery
- Sub-Type: Armorial
- Original/Repro: Antique Original
- Chinese Dynasty: Qing (1644-1911)