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• D1559. Strawberry Dishes and Stands

Delft, circa 1760

All marked A / D / 11 and numeral 105 in blue for Jan Teunis Dextra, the owner of De Grieksche A (The Greek A) Factory from 1757 to 1765

Each piece of hexafoil shape with a scalloped and barbed rim edged with a narrow border of stippled foliate-scroll-edged small panels alternating with foliate trefoil devices issuing delicate scrolls, the interior painted with three oriental floral sprays around a smaller spray in the center of the stands or around an elaborately pierced hexagon in the center of the dishes, the exterior of the dishes with a meandering stylized vine border and affixed on the bottom with three short scroll feet.

Diameters: 22 to 22.6 cm. (8 5/8 to 8 7/8 in.)

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