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Sold for

R 227 600
Lot 338
An Arita blue and white VOC dish, late 17th century
  • An Arita blue and white VOC dish, late 17th century
  • An Arita blue and white VOC dish, late 17th century
  • An Arita blue and white VOC dish, late 17th century
  • An Arita blue and white VOC dish, late 17th century
  • An Arita blue and white VOC dish, late 17th century
  • An Arita blue and white VOC dish, late 17th century
  • An Arita blue and white VOC dish, late 17th century
  • An Arita blue and white VOC dish, late 17th century

Lot Estimate
R 200 000 - 250 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 227 600

About this Item

An Arita blue and white VOC dish, late 17th century


circular, painted in underglaze-blue with a central roundel of the VOC monogram enclosed by two ho-ho birds among prunus blossoms and pomegranates within a double blue-line, the border with six fan-shaped panels enclosing bamboo, peonies and prunus blossoms, 31cm diameter

 

Provenance

Property of a Collector.

Literature

cf. William Fehr (1973) Treasures at the Castle of Good Hope, Board of Trustees William Fehr Collection, Cape Town, illustrated on page 56, fig. 66.
cf. CS Woodward (1974) Oriental Ceramics at the Cape of Good Hope 1652-1795, AA Balkema, Cape Town, illustrated on page 52, fig. 83.

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