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    Sale 2261

    The Hodroff Collection, Part III

    21 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 232

    A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE ARMORIAL PLATE

    CIRCA 1730

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE ARMORIAL PLATE
    CIRCA 1730
    The center with the arms of Campbell within banners containing the mottoes MEMENTO and DEUS DABIT VELA
    11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) diameter


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    Scottish-born, Colin Campbell worked at the British East India Company, the South Sea Company, and the Austrian East India Company. In the early 1730s he helped form the Swedish East India Company and for his knowledge of the China Trade, he was raised to nobility. See M. Cohen and W. Motley, Mandarin and Menagerie, Surrey, 2008, p. 17.

    Literature

    Fuchs and Howard, Made in China, p. 58, no. 21.