Creamware plate with Dutch portrait of William of Orange & Frederica, c. 1785


English Creamware plate, decorated in Holland with a delightful ‘Orangist’ patriotic image of William V of Orange and his Prussian wife Frederica Sophia Wilhelmina, on either side of a fruiting orange tree growing from a staved ‘tub’, an inscription below and their initials to identify them, within a simple sparse leaf wreath border. Signs of a Dutch artist’s signature on the back, Circa 1785



25cm wide


The brushwork on this plate is especially appealing and finely done.

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