Octagonal shape, painted in the center with the arms of Ludlow, flanked by the initials J.L. and inscribed with the motto FIDE ET AMORE. Lenght 40,5 cm.
8 000 - 10 000 SEK
742 - 928 EUR
From the Collection of Paul Butler (1892-1981), Chicago Illonois, thence by descent. Paul Butlers family fortune came from papermaking, that dated back to the colonial era. He was an accomplished horseman, poloplayer and photographer, and served during WW1 with the American expeditionary forces as a cavalry officer and reconnaissance photographer. After the war he returned to the family business and served as President of Butler Paper Company, from 1930 to 1965, but soon noticed a business opportunity in private aircrafts. The business expanded after WW2, and soon Butler Aviation opened facilities In Chicago, La Guarida, Palm Beach etc.
Compare a dish from this service sold at Sothebys, New York, 18/1 2019. A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller, lot no 318.
Viewing: 5 Dec–10 Dec at Berzelii Park 1, Stockholm
Open: Mon–Fri 11–18, Sat–Sun 11–17
Auction: 11–12 December at Arsenalsgatan 2, Stockholm
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