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D8226. Blue and White Shaped Oval Plaque

Delft, circa 1745

Painted after Geertruydt Roghman with an interior scene of two ladies seated and sewing beneath a draped window, at their feet a sleeping cat, a yardstick, scissors and a basket of cloth, to the right a tea table set wih a teapot, a bowl and two cups and saucers near a kettle on the hearth with plates lining the chimney piece above, the self-frame decorated with a blue-ground border of blossoms, leaves and scrolls interrupted at the top, bottom and sides with panels of beribboned leaves, and the drapery at the top pierced with two suspension holes; the reverse glazed.


Height: 37.6 cm. (14 13/16 in.)


The Property of a Lady, sold at Sotheby’s, London, May 14, 1963, lot 68;
The Collection of the Late Count and Countess Guy du Boisrouvray, sold at Sotheby’s, New York, October 28, 1989, lot 277;
The G. Ephis Collection, France

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