• D1835. Set of Twelve Blue and White Biblical Plates
Delft, circa 1730
All marked AIK in blue for Jacob van der Kool, the owner of De Grieksche A (The Greek A) factory from 1722 to 1757
Each painted in the center with an identified scene from the life of Christ: Jesus Calms the Storm (Matthew 8:23); Jesus Heals Two Men with Demons (Matthew 8:28); Healing the Man with a Withered Hand (Matthew 12:10); The Parable of the Sower (Matthew 13:1); The Faith of a Canaanite Woman (Matthew 15:21); Jesus Cleanses Ten Lepers (Luke 17:11); Zacchaeus the Tax Collector (Luke 19:2); The Healing at the Pool (John 5:1); Jesus Heals a Man Blind from Birth (John 9:1); Paying the Imperial Tax to Caesar (Matthew 22:15); The Destruction of the Temple and Signs of the End Times (Matthew 24:1); Lord of the Sabbath (Matthew 12:1), all within a roundel of two concentric lines, the rim with a border of encircling cherubs holding garlands, sprigs or fronds, flitting amongst clouds.
Diameters: 22.1 cm. (8.7 in.)
Provenance: The H.C. Bout Collection, Belgium