D1816. Blue and White Chinoiserie Massive Charger
Delft, circa 1680
Marked SVE in blue for Samuel van Eenhoorn, the owner of De Grieksche A (The Greek A) factory from 1678 until 1685
Painted in the center with two Chinese men conversing and walking towards a Chinese dignitary, his attendant standing behind him holding an umbrella and a fan in a fenced garden near rocks, bamboo and other plants, and a pavilion in the background, the rim with three men seated and conversing amidst shrubbery, two people conversing in front of a garden fence, a figure wearing a warrior costume standing before a garden fence and rock work, and two men seated and conversing amidst shrubbery and rock work.
Diameter: 47.7 cm. (18.8 in.)