A COLLECTION OF FIVE DUTCH DELFT POLYCHROME DISHES, MID-18TH CENTURY
comprising a pair of 'Bliksemborden' or 'lightening' dishes, painted in Imari style with a central cartouche of flowering plants flanked by zig-zag borders and further flowers, D-APW over numerals marks for De Paauw (The Peacock) factory;
a large dish with a large flower spray, the blue rim with a dentil edge issuing for islands of flowers;
another similar dish, with flower sprays and sprigs at the iron-red edged rim;
a small plate with a bouquet of flowers tied wit a ribbon, three flower sprays and insects at the brown edged rim,
22.4cm., 8 7/8 in. to 36.2cm., 14 1/4 in. diameter
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The pair of 'Bliksemborden' or 'lightening' dishes, some rim chips, one with an old restored surface ship to rim;
The large flower plate with a blue dentil rim, some shallow nibble chips to rim and associated glaze loss;
The similar dish with minor rim chipping;
The large dish with two entwined branches, a restored flat chip to rim and minor rim chipping;
The small plate with a bouquet of flowers, a glaze chip to the reverse edge of the rim, minor nibble chips to brown enamel of rim.
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