21 - 22 September 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 37,500
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500
PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN
A SET OF TWELVE MOTTAHEDEH CHINESE EXPORT-STYLE PLATES
MODERN, BLACK PRINTED MARKS
Each decorated in the green Fitzhugh-style for the American market, with a United States spread-winged eagle, inscribed Candlelight Dinner, January 18, 1981, within a fitted box, with green inventory labels
10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) diameter
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The plates were part of a private commission to celebrate the inauguration of President Ronald Reagan on January 20, 1981.
Formerly in The Family Residence, the White House, Washington D.C.
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