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D1304. Blue and White Large Triple-Gourd-Shaped Vase

Delft, circa 1685

Unmarked but attributed to Lambertus Cleffius, the owner of De Metale Pot (The Metal Pot) factory from 1679 to 1691

The upper baluster-form section painted with flowers, some within lappets and roundels, the central acornshaped section with two Oriental figures in a landscape, and the lower spherical section with two groups of horsemen or warriors beneath a floral lappet border around the shoulder.

Height: 66.7 cm. (26 1/4 in.)

Provenance: The Dr. Günther Grethe Collection, Hamburg

 

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