A GROUP OF FOUR DUTCH DELFT POLYCHROME 'HARTENSCHOTEL' OR 'HEART DISHES' AND A BLUE AND WHITE CHARGER | 18TH CENTURY
The 'Hartenschotel' dishes painted with four heart-shaped panels reserving flowering branches, comprising two large dishes and a small circular dish with a green ground, and a yellow ground example, the large green dishes with blue PAK mark for Pieter Adriaensz Kocx, owner of the De Grieksche A (The Greek A) factory, the yellow dish with blue N or Z mark;
the blue and white charger painted in 'transitional' style with a flower vase in a fenced garden, the rim with alternating cartouches of flowers and precious objects,.
22.2cm., 8 ¾ in. to 39cm., 15 ⅜ in. diameter
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The yellow dish, a section of footrim chipped where pierced holes are located, rim nibble chips. The green ground dishes with typical minor glaze loss and chipping to rims only.
The blue and white dish with a short hairline crack to rim, and minor glaze loss.
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The yellow dish, Collection Voûte, NR 46 (paper label),
probably Mari Paul Voûte, Jr. (1882–1955), Baarn, The Netherlands, whose collection was sold at Frederik Muller & Cie., Amsterdam, 17th-25th April, 1956.