A Japanese Arita porcelain armorial porcelain dish
Circa 1850, the reverse marked Zoshuntei Sampo Zu
Diam. 23 cm
The coat-of-arms in the centre belongs to Antoni Otto Herman baron Gansneb genaamd Tengnagel (Haarlem 1815 - The Hague 1878). Antoni in 1841 married Henriette Wilhelmina Catherina Baronesse Van Heekeren (Arnhem 1817-The Hague 1890) and in 1842 their only daughter Maria Johanna Gansneb genaamd Tengnagel was born. Antoni was Major General and aide-de-camp to the Dutch King. The Gansneb family was an old Gelderland and Overijssel province aristocratic family.