D1323. Blue and White Large Double-Gourd-Shaped Vase
Delft, circa 1705
Marked LVE 4 1 :K * in blue for Lambertus van Eenhoorn, the owner of De Metale Pot (The Metal Pot) Factory from 1691 until 1721
Painted on the bottle-shaped upper section and the ovoid lower section with a profusion of floral clusters below a border of floral lappets alternating with foliate scrolls issuing from ruyi heads forming a border around the rim of the neck and the shoulder and repeated in a variation on the lower body above a petal border around the footrim, the lower body of the upper section with a chain-and-foliate border.
Height: 61.7 cm. (24 5/16 in.)