Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Saucer Dishes Decorated with the Arms of Grimaldi
9 in. diam.
Note: Dutch botanist Maria Sybille Merian (1646-1717) traveled to the Dutch West Indies and painted a variety of detailed botanical and insect motifs popularized by prints and ceramics. The butterfly wings enclosing a bee symbolize long life and industry.
There is extensive wear to the central bee motif. One dish restored.
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