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Plate from a service for Willem V, stadholder of the Netherlands

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Pair of small plates center reserves decorated with river and architectural scenes, borders have each three cartouche shaped reserves decorated with flowers and embossed gilding. Rims of blue and gold. Bases marked "De Nieuwersluis" and "Ouder Kerr" (.2067 and .2068 respec.) Plates from the...

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Marks

crossed swords witha d ot between the hilts in underglaze blue; impressed 46; inscribed De Nieuwersluis in black enamel

Provenance

Made for Willem V, Prince of Orange and Nassau-Dietz, Stadholder of the Netherlands (1748-1806). By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

German, About 1763–74

Object Place

Meissen, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 3.1 x 21 cm (1 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.2067

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain