2 May 2007
A famille verte 'Provinces' dish
Painted to the centre with the arms of Mechelen, inscribed 'Amsteldam' (Amsterdam) underneath, on a ground of birds, butterflies and flowers, within a moulded floriform border with panels of figures in gardens alternating with jardinières and vases of flowers, on a diaper pattern ground, rim frittings and chips
30 cm. diam.
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Illustrated in R. Verspecht, Drie eeuwen Chinese kunst, Zemst, Belgium, 1978, backside cover.
For a correct representation of the arms of Amsterdam, see Christie's Amsterdam, 19 November 1996, lot 200.
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