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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 69

    A "DUKE OF GLOUCESTER" PLATE

    CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    A "DUKE OF GLOUCESTER" PLATE
    CIRCA 1770
    Enamelled in the center with the arms of William Henry, Duke of Gloucester, supported by the lion and unicorn beneath a ducal coronet, on a floral sprig field with floral festoon border
    9 3/8 in. (23.9 cm.) diameter


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    From a service made for William Henry (1742-1805), third son of Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales and grandson of King George II. He was created Duke of Gloucester in 1764. See D.S. Howard, op. cit., p. 616.