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Orta, one of the first to express admiration for the civilisation and learning of China, had first arrived in India in 1534, as part of the entourage of the Viceroy de Sousa. In 1998, as the Haskell F. Norman copy, it made $48,000; in the Freilich sale (Sotheby's New York on January 10 and 11) it made $50,000 (£34,480).