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    Sale 2261

    The Hodroff Collection, Part III

    21 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 224

    AN ARMORIAL SAUCE TUREEN, COVER AND STAND

    CIRCA 1765

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ARMORIAL SAUCE TUREEN, COVER AND STAND
    CIRCA 1765
    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.

    Literature

    Fuchs and Howard, Made in China, p. 97, no. 56.