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    Sale 2818

    EUROPEAN NOBLE AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 476

    A set of six Chinese famille rose armorial deep plates for the Dutch market

    CIRCA 1739

    Price Realised  

    A set of six Chinese famille rose armorial deep plates for the Dutch market
    Circa 1739
    Enamelled and gilt with a butterfly and an insect hovering amongst scattered clusters of prunus, chrysanthemum, peony and vine leaves with tendrils and bunches of grapes, the rim encircled with a gilt spearhead border interspersed with the accolé coat-of-arms of the families Sautijn and Van de Poll surmounted by a coronet, glaze cracks, some gilt rubbing
    22.5 cm. diam. (6)


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    These plates belong to a dinner service of nearly one hundred documented pieces comprising plates and dishes with at least six different diameters between 33 cm. and 17 cm. and a cylindrical beer mug, made for Willem Sautijn (1703-1743) and Maria Henrietta van de Poll (1707-1787) who married on 3 December 1726. Dr. J. Kroes states in Chinese Armorial Porcelain for the Dutch Market that this service must have been made for their copper wedding anniversary: this flower-design in Chinese style was popular in the 1730s. See Dr. J. Kroes, Chinese Armorial Porcelain for the Dutch Market, Zwolle, 2007, pp. 183-184, cat. no. 95. See Christie's Amsterdam 14/16 February 2006, lot 1086 for a tea-service with this coat-of-arms.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    The property of a private european collector
    (lots 462-534)