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An Imari armorial plate
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An Imari armorial plate

CIRCA 1715-1720

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An Imari armorial plate
Circa 1715-1720
Each painted in underglaze-blue, iron-red and gilt with the coat- of-arms of the family Van Gellicum, within a foliate border at the well, the flat rim with iris issuing from rocks between garden fences
22.2 cm. diam.
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Lot Essay

See C.J.A. Jörg and J. van Campen, Chinese Ceramics in the Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, London, 1997, p. 302, pl. 353 where the authors write that the identification of these arms is not certain, but they are usually attributed to the Dutch family Van Gellicum
Similar examples were sold at Christie's New York, January 20, 2004, lot 223.

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