20 May 2008
This lot is offered without a reserve
A SPODE FELSPAR ARMORIAL PLATE
CIRCA 1820, PRINTED PUCE MARKS, TITLED 'THE LONDON' IN BANNER
The center painted with the arms of the East India Company above the motto Auspicio Regis Et Senatus Angliae, the border gilt with flower sprigs, the serpentine rim enriched in gilt
10 in. (25.3 cm.) diameter
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The London sailed to the East eight times between 1819 and 1832, and it is possible that this service was commissioned by her captain John Barnet Sotherby.
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