19 October 1999
A famille rose 'monogrammed' dish
Painted to the centre with two mythological figures flanking a monogram in gilt, one representing Mercury with winged helmet, the other Neptune with a blue robe and a laurel wreath on his head, the everted rim with three trailing clusters of peony, daisies and violets (some rubbing, rim restoration)
36 cm. diam.
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Cf. Henry Maertens de Noordhout, Porcelaine Chinoises "Compagnie des Indes" dcores d'armoiries Belges, Brussels, 1997, p. 72-75 for similar examples.
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