The present dishes are from the 'Stadhouder' or 'Holländischen' service, made for Stadhouder Wilhelm V of Holland as a gift from the Dutch East India Company. See footnote to the following lot. A bowl from the service is illustrated by Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan 1710-1810, Munich, 1966, pl. 153, no. 654 and a plate from the service was sold in these Rooms on 16 November 2010, lot 162.