31 March - 1 April 2009,
Price realised EUR 3,500
Estimate EUR 1,500 - EUR 2,000
A set of four Chinese blue and white armorial plates
Of octagonal shape, painted with eight radiating lotus petals, each containing a stemmed lotus flower reserved on a spiralling diaper ground, surrounding a medallion with a coat-of-arms flanked by two griffins, surmounted by a coronet, all withing a spirally band at the rim, one repaired, chips and frits
22.2 cm. diam. (4)
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The arms are those of the patrician family De Haze from the province of Zeeland, the Netherlands. See further Dr. J. Kroes, Chinese Armorial Porcelain for the Dutch Market, Zwolle, 2007, pp. 193-194, nr. 109.
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