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• D1546. Pair of Polychrome Octagonal Plaques

Delft, circa 1745

Each painted in the center with a two yellow birds in ight on either side of a two-handled vase of owers between two baskets of owers, each set on a grotesque head above a cartouche of trellis diaperwork and blossoms edged in green foliate scrollwork, all within a molded rocaillerie cartouche forming a frame at the edge, and the top pierced with two holes for suspension; the reverse glazed.

Dimensions: 29.5 cm. (115⁄8 in.)

Provenance:

The B… Collection, New York;
The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Christian Aall, sold at Christie’s, New York, January 21, 1999, lot 296; The A. Vecht Collection, Amsterdam;
J. M. Morpurgo, Amsterdam

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