D1813. Blue and White Oval Plaque
Delft, dated 1684
Painted with a riverscape depicting pilgrims strolling along the riverbank and figures fishing beneath the church located on a hill, the frame molded at the bottom with a flowering vine border interrupted with four convex oval panels painted with different landscapes, and affixed at the top with a scallop shell-form finial pierced with a hole for suspension, dated April 28, 1684 in the shrubbery in the foreground of the main decoration; the reverse glazed.
Height: 22.8 cm.(9 in.); Width: 25 cm. (9.8 in.)
Provenance: The Gaston de Ramaix Collection, Château de Grune, Belgium; hence by descent, and bearing the original collector’s label with number 7