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    Sale 2797

    Anton Philips, Entrepreneur & Connoisseur

    6 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 361

    A Chinese famille verte armorial 'Province' dish

    CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  


    A Chinese famille verte armorial 'Province' dish
    Circa 1720
    Of saucer shape with lightly fluted sides and foliate rim, the centre of the interior with a coat-of-arms, crown and inscribed 'Zeelandt', flanked by two birds and peony, the sides with radiating lotus petal-shaped panels enclosing figures in gardens alternating with vases of fowers and foliage, all reserved on a bold floral cell-pattern ground, the reverse with two sketchily-drawn floral sprays, fine small hairline, small chip and glaze frittings
    34.5 cm. diam.

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    See footnote of lot 359.

    Similar dishes bearing the coat-of-arms of the province 'Zeelandt' were sold in these Rooms on 7/8th May 2002, lot 223 and 23/24 May 2006, lot 272.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the dish is broken in half and restored.
    The estimate should read EUR 3000-5000 and not as stated in the printed catalogue.