A fine polychrome Dutch Delft 'flower vase' plaque, 18th C.

A fine polychrome Dutch Delft 'flower vase' plaque, 18th C.  
This lot was sold on 2023-06-30 and is no longer available

Dim.: 36,5 x 32,5 cm

Marked D on the back for Jan Teunis Dextra, the 'De Grieksche A' workshop, Delft, 1757-1765.

Provenance: With a wax seal on the back for the 'Gaston de Ramaix' collection, Château de Grune, Belgium. The collectors Maurice de Ramaix (1850-1918) (link), a Belgian diplomat and politician, and his son Gaston built a collection of mostly blue and white pieces from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. De Ramaix was a diplomatic attaché in Paris, Constantinople, Vienna, Berlin, The Hague and Persia. Afterward, he returned to Belgium where he became a senator and a member of Parliament. In 1894, he bought and restored a castle in Grune, Belgium. After his death, De Ramaix’s collection was passed to his eldest son, Gaston (1878-1937), who was also a diplomat. Gaston had a predilection for the Dutch Golden Age and completed his father’s collection. He showcased the remarkable assemblage of Delftware in his seventeenth-century castle surrounded by Dutch paintings and prints from the same era.

Estimate: € 2000 - € 4000