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    Sale 2261

    The Hodroff Collection, Part III

    21 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 223

    A GRISAILLE AND GILT ARMORIAL SOUP PLATE

    CIRCA 1747-55

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GRISAILLE AND GILT ARMORIAL SOUP PLATE
    CIRCA 1747-55
    Octagonal, the center based on a bookplate with the arms of Vaughn impaling Hallowell above the motto INPURUDENTIA ET SIMPLICETATE. and the script name Samuel Vaughn, the cavetto with a chain-link band, alternating landscape and bird on branch cartouches at the border
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diameter, overall


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    The Vaughns were great advocates of American independence and friends of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington. See Fuchs and Howard, op. cit., p. 70.

    Provenance

    The Mildred R. and Rafi Y. Mottahedeh Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 2000, lot 324.


    Literature

    Fuchs and Howard, Made in China, p. 70, no. 32.
    Howard and Ayers, China for the West, vol. II, p. 486, no. 499.


    Exhibited

    Virginia Museum, 1981-82.
    Sotheby's, 1984.