Porcelain plate decorated in polychromy with the alliance arms of the Van Shoonhoven and Geraerds families on a background of bianco sopra bianco flowers.
Rocaille patterns in grisaille on the wing in the style of Du Paquier.
The service was ordered around 1740 - 1745 by Thimon IV van Schoonhoven (Rotterdam June 13, 1710 - Nijmegen March 8, 1766). Grandson of a family settled in Nantes; He studied law, graduated from Utrech in 1729 and held numerous administrative and financial posts in Leiden. In 1760 he was appointed Director of the VOC Amsterdam and inherited the title of the manor DE VENNIP.
No 218 page 302 of Chinese Armorial Porcelain for the Dutch Market by Jochem Kroes
China for Export
18th century circa 1740 - 1745