An armorial 'European Hunting' platter and plate of octagonal form [2]

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Lot 275
An armorial 'European Hunting' platter and plate of octagonal form,

Sold for £ 2,467 (US$ 3,090) inc. premium
An armorial 'European Hunting' platter and plate of octagonal form,
circa 1755, each bearing the arms of May of London and Pashley, Sussex, enamelled with 'The Death of the Fox' by J Roberts after James Seymour of a group of huntsmen, one dismounted and holding the fox before the baying hounds, platter 37cm./14.5in. diam.; plate 22.5cm./8.75in. diam. [damage] [2]

Footnotes

  • For a plate from the same service, see David Howard, 'Chinese Armorial Porcelain', p.331, no.K1 where Howard describes the service as 'probably unique'. For a salt, see David Howard, 'China for the West', vol. 1, p.281, no.279. A salt from this service was sold by Sotheby's in the 'Midred R and Rafi Y Mottahedeh Collection' on 19 October 2000, New York, lot 222.
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