21 January 2009,
Price realised USD 2,000
USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A RARE FAMILLE ROSE ARMORIAL PLATE
The arms of the Fishmongers' Company flanked by merman and mermaid supports above the motto ALL WORSHIP BE TO GOD ONLY
9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter
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From one of three services ordered by the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers for their ceremonial dinners. The Company, one of the oldest of the London City Guilds, was granted their first royal charter by Edward I in 1272.
Fuchs and Howard, Made in China, p. 81, no. 42.
Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, p.624.
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