24 September 2002,
Price realised EUR 7,170
EUR 6,000 - EUR 9,000
A Dutch Delft blue and white dated interior scene plaque
The rectangular canted plaque painted with a slightly raised middle section depicting a conversation piece with five gentlemen and two ladies with Fontange head dresses drinking wine in a Dutch interior with a chequered floor, seated around a table flanked by a maid, surrounded by a blue-ground border reserved with flower branches and with four medallions depicting putti, the moulded rim with a band of stylised foliage, surmounted by a triangular upper part pierced with a hole, the reverse dated 1725, chips to the rim
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For a comparable plaque see G. Blazy, Les Plaques en Faïence de Delft, Saint Omer, 1989, p. 31, ill. 25.
A plaque with a different scene but of similar form and dated 1725 was offered in our Christie's Amsterdam Rooms on 30 October 2001, lot 179.
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