17 June 2003
A GRISAILLE AND GILT 'DUTCH SCENE' TEABOWL AND SAUCER
Finely decorated at the centre en grisaille with an imposing country house, a few figures just visible on the long balcony of the central part of the house and others inside looking out through the windows, below a band of gilt spearheads at the rims, teabowl with stabilised hairline
the saucer 5 7/8 in. (22.2 cm.) diam.
Purchased from The Chinese Porcelain Company.
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A saucer from this service which is in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, is illustrated by Hervouët and Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes à Décor Occidental, Paris, 1986, p. 239, fig.10.5.
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