Lot 297. Two rare famille verte armorial 'Province' dishes for the Dutch Market, Circa 1720. Sold for £7,500 (€9,739). Photo Bonhams.
The dishes vibrantly painted and gilt in the centre with the coat of arms of the Dutch towns respectively of Limburgh and Zutphen, each flanked by floral sprays and birds, all surrounded on the lobed sides by foliate petal panels containing landscapes, Immortals, scholars, ladies playing with butterflies and flowers and vases, diaper ground on the edges. The larger 31cm (12in) diam. (2).
Provenance: a distinguished Belgian private collection