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    Sale 2261

    The Hodroff Collection, Part III

    21 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 250

    A SHIPPING BOWL

    CIRCA 1775-80

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    A SHIPPING BOWL
    CIRCA 1775-80
    Painted with an engagement probably from the Seven Years' War, a large British ship in the center and to the sides smaller ships flying the white Bourbon flag, the interior rim with floral swags
    10½ in. (25.7 cm.) diameter


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    A bowl with this shipping decoration from the Mottahedeh collection is illustrated by Howard & Ayers, op. cit., p. 224, and was sold Sotheby's, New York, 30 January 1985, lot 135; another in the Garbisch collection was sold Sotheby's, Pokety Farms, Maryland, 22-23 May, 1980.