17 June 2003
A GRISAILLE, ENAMELLED AND GILT ARMORIAL DISH FOR THE DUTCH MARKET
Decorated in enamels and gilt with the arms of van Herzeele, a large coat-of-arms and coronet with supporters standing on a gilt plinth, reserved on a bianco-sopra-bianco ground within gilt spearheads in the well, the border with a grisaille and gilt du Paquier-style band, restored
11½ in. (29 cm.) diam.
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See the plate with these arms illustrated by E. Gordon, Collecting Chinese Export Porcelain, London, 1978, p. 29 (top), who notes that Baron J. van Herzeele was a manager of the Dutch East India Company.
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