26 January 2015
A PAIR OF DUTCH MARKET ARMORIAL PLATTERS
Each enameled with the arms of Arnoldus and Wilhelmina Van Tets, the rim with gilt cyphers 'VT' and 'H'
10 ½ in. (26.5 cm.) long, the slightly larger
Acquired from J. Cherny in 1974.
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