Armorial Pook van Baggen plates

Chinese export porcelain plates featuring the arms of Pook van Baggen, c.1786.
This service was ordered in 1786 by Hendrik Eduard Lodewijk Pook van Baggen (1753-1786), a VOC ship’s captain who traveled to Canton in the autumn of that year, where he died that November. In 1789, his brother Abraham, the youngest of nine children, then married Hendrik’s widow, Johanna Catharina Berger, fathered six children, and enjoyed considerable prosperity.
See, “Chinese Armorial Porcelain for the Dutch Market” by Jochem Kroes, page 476-478.
9.25″ diameter
$800 each
$1,500 for the pair

Armorial Pook van Baggen plates detail 2

Armorial Pook van Baggen plates detail 1