24 April 2002
A HUTSCHENREUTHER PORCELAIN RECTANGULAR PLAQUE OF 'THE SYNDICS'
Late 19th century, impressed crown and shield mark and 311, signed Wagner
Finely painted after Rembrandt with five officials of the cloth guild in black cloaks and hats seated around a table, attended by a standing valet
5 x 7in. (12.6 x 17.9cm.), within a pink velvet and gilt wood frame
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This work was completed in 1662 and was commissioned to hang in the Cloth Guild's headquarters in Amsterdam. In 1808 the city of Amsterdam lent the original to the Rijksmuseum.
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