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D1244. Blue and White Armorial Plate

4.800,00

Delft, circa 1750

Marked with an asterisk and JB in Blue for Justus de 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.

Marked with an asterisk and JB in Blue for Justus de Berg, recorded as a potter at De Witte Ster (The White Star) Factory

Diameter
26.2 cm. (10.3 in.)

In stock

Description

Provenance
The collection of M. Fuld, The Hague, sold at Frederik Muller & Co., Amsterdam, November 25-28, 1913, lot 951;
The collection of William Randolph Hearst, sold by Hammer Galleries through Gimbels, New York, 1941 (included in the catalogue of Art Objects and Furnishings from the William Randolph Hearst Collection, pp. 311 and 312: four plates from this service, described as: “A Delft Armorial Plate with Blue Decoration (455-365)”, “A Pair of Delft Armorial Plates with Blue Decoration (455-366 & 367)” and “A Delft Armorial Plate with Blue Decoration (455-369);
The collection of H. de Vries, New York;
Sold at Sotheby’s, New York, Arcade Sale, June 16, 2004, lot 426

Similar Example
A virtually identical plate, according to the description dated 1738, is illustrated in handbook Kunstbeurs, Delft 1970, offered by Kunsthandel J. Denijs, Amsterdam.
With great thanks to JH for sharing this information

Condition
• Minor rim abrasions
• One repaired chip of 40 x 10 mm.
• One rim chip of 10 mm.

Included
Delivered in its custom box
Plate hanger and stand included

Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 35 × 35 × 10 cm
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