D915. Polychrome and Gilded Plate
Delft, circa 1725
Painted with a bird and insects in flight, a floral-patterned fluttering banner and a parrot perched on the branch of a prunus tree in a fenced garden above a brace of quail and a flower-filled vase.
Marked AR in iron-red for Adriaa[e]n Rijsselberg[h], master gold painter employed at De Grieksche A (The Greek A) or possibly 1713 to 1735
22.4 cm. (8.8 in.)