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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 180

    AN AMERICAN EAGLE 'ORANGE FITZHUGH' DISH

    CIRCA 1800-10

    Price Realised  

    AN AMERICAN EAGLE 'ORANGE FITZHUGH' DISH
    CIRCA 1800-10
    Of lobed oval outline, the center finely painted in bright colors with a United States spread-winged eagle within the characteristic Fitzhugh pattern
    10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) wide


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    The eagle emblem of the new nation was a favored subject for American orders at the turn of the 18th century. Compare a very similar, but heart-shaped, dish sold Christie's New York, 21 January 2004, lot 430.