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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 322

    A CHINESE IMARI ARMORIAL PLATE

    CIRCA 1775

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE IMARI ARMORIAL PLATE
    CIRCA 1775
    The center with the arms of Clifford, the border with peony, a still-life of auspicious objects, and the wyvern crest between bands of foliate scrollwork, the reverse with finely drawn iron-red and gilt butterflies
    9 1/8 in. (23.1 cm.) diameter


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    The present example represents the earliest of three services with these arms, probably for Hugh, 4th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh, who married Lady Anne Lee, daughter of the Earl of Lichfield. See D.S. Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, op. cit., p. 298.