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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 387

    AN ARMORIAL SAUCER DISH

    CIRCA 1722

    Price Realised  

    AN ARMORIAL SAUCER DISH
    CIRCA 1722
    The center with a coat-of-arms in underglaze blue, gilt and colors of Fortescue and Dormer, the rim showing the dog crest in shaded white enamel and three clusters of flowers and auspicious symbols, the back with floral sprigs and lambrequin border in iron-red
    10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) diameter


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    One of two services made for John Fortescue-Acland, later Lord Fortescue of Credan, who married Elizabeth Dormer in 1721. See D.S. Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader, p. 55

    Provenance

    The Benjamin F. Edwards III Collection