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    Sale 2130

    Chinese Export Porcelain

    21 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 143

    A VERY LARGE ARMORIAL PLATTER

    CIRCA 1770

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    A VERY LARGE ARMORIAL PLATTER
    CIRCA 1770
    A large coat-of-arms in the center of Watson with Darell in pretence below a white tiger rampant crest, the crest repeated on the silver shape rim
    18¼ in. (46.2 cm.) wide


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    D.S. Howard writes that this service was presented to Admiral John Watson, who had married a Darell heiress, by the British East India Co. in 1770. (Op. cit., vol. I, p. 493.)