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D0720. Blue and White Wine Pot

Delft, circa 1725

The goblet-shaped body and integral cover decorated with floral and foliate sprigs beneath a striped conical knop, the cover rim with a border of double loop motifs, the straight spout and loop handle with blossoms and scrolls between bands of dots and affixed with an S-scroll strut or a pseudo-hinged thumbpiece, the knopped ankle with dots and dashes, and the bell-shaped foot with a wide border of ruyi-shaped lappets alternating with leaves above a diamond-guilloche band around the convex footrim, its interior with a central aperture into the body partially concealed by an applied scrolling cross.

Height: 19.1 cm. (7 1/2 in.)

Provenance: The Frits Philips Collection, ‘De Wielewaal,’ Eindhoven, Brabant

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