21 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,750
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
AN ARMORIAL SAUCE TUREEN, COVER AND STAND
Enameled with the arms of the Countess of Macclesfield with Parker impaling Nesbit, supported by two spotted leopards
7 5/8 in. (19.3 cm.) wide, the stand (3)
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Arms in the shape of a diamond denote an unmarried woman or, in this case, a widow. Dorothy Nesbitt Parker's husband, the 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, died in 1764.
Fuchs and Howard, Made in China, p. 97, no. 56.
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