One of the better known armorial services for the Dutch market, this truly inventive and elaborate design combines the arms of Arnoldus Adrianus van Tets (1738-1792) and Wilhemina Jacoba Hartingh (1750-1813) and was ordered to celebrate their marriage in Batavia in 1767. Arnoldus spent thirteen years in the service of the East India Company returning home to the Netherlands. in 1770. Fully discussed and illustrated in Kroes’ Chinese Armorial Porcelain for the Dutch Market, page 347-348. Our example also bears a collection sticker of Elinor Gordon who once owned a large part of this service. Measuring 9 1/2″ in diameter, and in very good condition. Circa 1767.