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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 433

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE SWEETMEAT DISHES

    CIRCA 1765

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE SWEETMEAT DISHES
    CIRCA 1765
    Each formed as three shells painted with bouquets, spearhead borders, raised on three small feet, the dolphin handles rising from enamelled waves
    7½ in. (19 cm.) wide, overall (2)


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    For a very similar single sweetmeat dish from the Mildred R. and Rafi Y. Mottahedeh Collection see Howard & Ayers, op. cit., vol. II, p. 568, later sold Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 2000, lot 363.

    Literature

    D.S. Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader, pp. 130-131, pl. 135