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Van Tets Undertray and Basket #3429

Dutch Armorial Reticulated Basket and Undertray of very elegant design bearing the Arms of Van Tets, a family very much involved in the VOC. Made for the marriage of Adolphus Adrianus Van Tets to Milhelmina Jacoba Hartingh. Circa 1769. Excellent condition, the basket 9″ across.


Armorial Basin #3589

A Large Armorial Basin finely painted in orange, puce and black enamels and gold with the arms of Parker quarterly with Strong in pretence, and motto “Sub Libertate Quietem, 15-1/2”.


Van Reverhorst Teabowl and Saucer #4269 SOLD

An extraordinary Chinese export armorial teabowl and saucer made for the Dutch market bearing the arms of Van Reverhorst. Not only is the quality exemplary, but the decoration is painstakingly meticulous; the Van Reverhorsts were obviously very proud of their social connections as there are no fewer than nine coats of arms painted in detail displaying all their ancestral connections. The teabowl measures 1 1/4″ tall, the saucer 3 3/4″ in diameter.  Excellent condition. Circa 1745. Ex-K.R. Rizk Collection.  See, Kroes, Chinese Armorial Porcelain for the Dutch Market, page 316.

Van Shcaick Platter and Strainer #3364, #3644

Armorial Platter and Strainer from the Van Schaick family

“Overglaze enamels and gilt; crest of the Van Schaick family from rococo arms of John Gerse Van Schaick’s bookplate; part of tea set of Gerrit Wessel Van Schaick (1758-1816) of Albany.” – Mudge pg. 220 – strainer 14″ wide – platter 17.5″.



Armorial Holborne Plate #3644

Armorial Plate Bearing the Arms of Holborne

This rare armorial bears images of Portsmith on one side and the Pearl river on the other. In between these two is what was then called Madras. $2,850.