15 June 1999
A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE ARMORIAL DISH
Enamelled to the centre with a large coat-of-arms flanked by two lions above a banner inscribed AMSTELDAM [sic] within an architectural frame adorned with two slender female figures, all enclosed by a trellis-pattern band at the well painted in underglaze blue and reserved with small shrimp and goldfish medallions, the wide rim with a similar blue ground reserved with larger cartouches alternately enclosing a lady resting by the waterside and flowering prunus branches
18 in. (45 cm.) diam.
Duc de X....; purchased Palais Galliera, Paris, 27 June 1969.
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See footnote to previous lot.
An almost identical dish is in the Hodroff Collection, illustrated by David S. Howard, op.cit., 1994, no.24.
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