An 'encre de Chine' plate depicting the Cape of good Hope

An 'Encre de Chine' plate
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1736
1795
Diam. 23.1 cm.
asian art
Decorated in Encre de Chine and heightened in gold. Depicting the Cape of good Hope with the Table Mountain flanked by Devil's Peak and Lions Head. In the foreground various Dutch V.O.C. ships. 

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