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Sold for

ZAR 170 700
Lot 340
  • 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
  • An Arita blue and white VOC dish, late 17th century
  • An Arita blue and white VOC dish, late 17th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 150 000 - 200 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 170 700

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 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

 

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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