D1244. Blue and White Armorial Plate
Delft, circa 1755
Marked * JB in blue for Justus van den Berg, recorded as a potter at De Witte Ster (The White Star) Factory
Painted in the center with two coats of arms within elaborate foliate mantling beneath a helmet and bird crest, the rim with an elaborate border of five masks alternating with dotted and blossom-centered ovals above husk chains suspended from foliate scrolls and baroque strapwork, and the underside with four flowering branches.
Diameter: 26.2 cm. (10 5/16 in.)