A Meissen plate from the Stadhouder William V service, circa 1772-74, blue crossed swords and dot mark, the centre painted with a view of 'Het Prinsen Lusthuys het Loo van vooren te zien' inside a gilt and ochre scrollwork cartouche, titled on the reverse in black script, the border with three floral sprays painted within gilt-edged moulded cartouches, the blue rim feather-moulded with further gilding, 24.2cm diameter
Provenance: from the collection of the late Sir Thomas Lane Devitt, 1st Bt (1839-1923), most likely purchased at the end of the 19th century, thence by family descent.
Sold for £8,400
Some minor gilt and enamel wear and glaze scratching commensurate with age. A few small marks where the glaze has worn. A few fleabites to the footrim. Fleabite to the rim at about 2 o'clock.
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Auction: East Anglian, Fine Art & Antiques Sale to include The Robert Barley Collection - Live Online, Tue, 27th Apr 2021
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