Rotterdam, circa 1780
The rectangular plaque is painted in purple with a dog and a cat in an interior. The animals are seated on a checkered tile floor. The back wall has a window in the middle and is bordered with a column on each side. The dog wears a collar with his name: IAN. Above the dog and cat two phrases are written: Desen kat snoep niet (This cat does not relish) and Dese hont beijt niet (This dog does not bite).
Sold to a Dutch private collector.
Dimensions: length 18 cm / 7.10 in., width 13 cm / 5.11 in.