1 July 2004
(2) A pair of Dutch Delft blue and white floral dishes
ONE MARKED ROOS ABOVE 7 FOR DE ROOS, 1700-1720
Pannekoekjes, the central medallion depicting the goddess Flora holding a flower-filled cornucopia and a bouquet, flanked by a small blossoming tree and a flower-filled vase, the border with elaborate stylised foliage
26.5 cm. diam. (2)
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Cf. M. van Aken-Fehmers e.a., Delfts aardewerk, Geschiedenis van een nationaal product, volume II, Zwolle, 2001, p. 280, nr. 86 for a plate with similar central scene and mark.
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