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Lot 0046
Yongzheng, c. 1725, arms of Mertins impaling Peck, 9"
Sir George Martin, Sheriff of Essex in 1705, was Lord Mayor of London in 1725. His son, John Henry Mertins married Bridget in 1717, eldest daughter of William Peck of Little Samford Hall.
Paper label, The Century Shop, 2 King Street, St. James, S.W.1, London
See: Howard, vol I, pg. 213
From a Cambridge, MA home, descended through the family of Sarah Tod (Mrs. Jonathan) Bulkley.

Condition

Two near perfect; two with minor spots of stacking wear on innermost band of well; one with minor rim chip (no stacking wear)

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SET OF (5) 18TH C. CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL PLATES

Estimate $1,200 - $1,500May 20, 2018