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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 226

    A Samson 'Scotsmen' plate

    Price Realised  


    A Samson 'Scotsmen' plate
    Painted with two Scotsmen, one bearing a standard and playing the bagpipes, wearing a plaid over his shoulder, grey coat with red cuffs and a blue bonnet, the other armed with a musket, socket-bayonet, dirk, all-steel pistol with ramshorn butt and wearing an iron-red coat, each with a basket-hilted sword, their tartans in pink, yellow, blue and turquoise and their stockings in iron-red cross-banded in yellow, the everted rim with vignettes containing birds perched on peony branches alternating with landscapes enamelled en grisaille with iron-red and gilding, re-enamelled
    23 cm. diam.

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