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D1892. Polychrome Orangist Charger

Delft, circa 1790

Painted in the center with the royal portrait of William V, Prince of Orange, depicted in profile with an iron-red delineated face wearing a manganese wig and blue uniform with a yellow and iron-red sash, anked by the letters ‘PWD5’ for Prins Willem de Vijfde (Prince William the Fifth) and orange stems, all beneath the verse: ‘Siet wat hier van Agtren Staat’ (See what is written on the reverse), the rim with a tricolor border, and the reverse painted with the verse: ‘Bit voor u Vorst wenst heem Geen kwaat’ (Pray for your Prince, do not wish him any harm).

 

Diameter: 34.9 cm. (13.7 in.)

Provenance: Dutch Private Collection

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