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    Sale 2261

    The Hodroff Collection, Part III

    21 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 251

    AN AMERICAN MARKET OVAL PLATTER

    CIRCA 1850

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN AMERICAN MARKET OVAL PLATTER
    CIRCA 1850
    The center painted with a clipper ship flying the American flag, the rim with red, white gilt-starred and blue bands
    14½ in. (36.8 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    The Mildred R. and Rafi Y. Mottahedeh Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 2000, lot 329.


    Literature

    Fuchs and Howard, Made in China, p. 85, no. 46.
    Howard and Ayers, China for the West, vol. I, p. 229, no. 228.
    Howard and Ayers, Masterpieces of Chinese Export Porcelain, p. 47, no. 228.


    Exhibited

    Wilmington, 1957, no. 200.
    China Institute in America, 1976, no. 45 and again in 1984.
    Virginia Museum, 1981-82.
    Sotheby's, 1984.