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    Sale 2261

    The Hodroff Collection, Part III

    21 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 228

    A RARE FAMILLE ROSE ARMORIAL PLATE

    CIRCA 1775

    Price Realised  

    A RARE FAMILLE ROSE ARMORIAL PLATE
    CIRCA 1775
    The arms of the Fishmongers' Company flanked by merman and mermaid supports above the motto ALL WORSHIP BE TO GOD ONLY
    9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter


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    From one of three services ordered by the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers for their ceremonial dinners. The Company, one of the oldest of the London City Guilds, was granted their first royal charter by Edward I in 1272.

    Literature

    Fuchs and Howard, Made in China, p. 81, no. 42.
    Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, p.624.