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circular, painted in underglaze-blue with a central roundel of the VOC monogram enclosed by two ho-ho birds amongst prunus blossoms and pomegranates within double blue-lines, the border with six fan-shaped panels enclosing bamboo, peonies and prunus blossom, restorations, 32cm diameter
Property of a Collector.
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.