27 June 2000
A Dutch Delft floral deep plate
Circa 1700-1710, marked for De Witte Starre
Decorated with elaborate floral patterns in orange-red and green, further with wreaths suspended from winged cherub's heads and flowerheads, the border with millefleurs motif
22.3cm. (8 3/4 in.) diam.
Collection G. Papillon, Paris
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