D1843. Pair of Polychrome Oval Shaped Plaques
Delft, circa 1750
Each painted in blue, green, ochre, manganese and iron-red with two exotic birds, one perched on a flowering branch and one on a fence near rock work beneath a flitting insect and a long-tailed bird in flight, the molded self-frames decorated with an iron-red ground inner border with green leaves and an outer border of manganese and ochre motifs pierced at the top for suspension; the reverses glazed.
Heights: 39.5 cm. (15.5 in.)