D223. Polychrome and Gilded Armorial Plate
Delft, circa 1710
Marked APK in iron red for Pieter Kocx, the owner of De Grieksche A (The Greek A) Factory from 1701 to 1703, or his widow Johanna van der Heul, the owner of the factory from 1703 to 1722
Painted in the imari palette of iron-red, blue, gold and black with the coat of arms of Richard Boyle, third earl of Burlington and fourth earl of Cork above their device “ Vivit post Funera virtus”, with a blue, iron red, green and gold border of demi-ruyi-heads alternated with stylised blossoming flowers and scroll devices.
Diameter: 21.8 cm. (8.6 in.)