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•D1137. Garniture of Five Blue and White Vases and Three Covers

Delft, circa 1705

Each marked PK 4 in blue for Pieter Gerritsz.Kam, the owner of De 3 Astonne (The Three Ash-Barrels) Factory from 1700 to 1705, or his widow Maria van der Kloot-Kam, the proprietor from 1705 to 1716

Comprising three stout baluster vases and covers and a pair of gu-form beaker vases, each painted on the front with flowering prunus and on the reverse with peonies and chrysanthemums, all growing behind stylized rocks, the covers and the central and lower sections of the beakers with smaller vignettes of flowering plants, and the necks of the baluster vases with a wide border of blossoms and scrolling foliage.

Heights: 37.8 and 34.2 cm. (14 7/8 and 13 7/16 in.)

Provenance: The Dr. Günther Grethe Collection, Hamburg

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