• Lot 205

    Three famille rose Dutch armorial plates

    CIRCA 1763

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    Three famille rose Dutch armorial plates
    Circa 1763
    Comprising two plates and a soup plate, all enamelled and gilt with an accollé coat-of-arms against a puce rocaille mantling and surmounted by a coronet, within a chain-pattern band and scattered flower sprays on the rim, one broken
    22.2, 22.6 and 25 cm. diam. (3)


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    The arms are those of the Dutch (Frisian) families Nauta Beuckens and Swalue. Dr. Jochem Kroes discusses these arms in Chinese Armorial Porcelain for the Dutch Market, Zwolle, 2007, pp. 461-463, in which he states this porcelain is part of a dinner service of which about 160 pieces are known.
    A similar plate was sold in these rooms on 14-16 February 2006, lot 1107.

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