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