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• D1341. Polychrome Milk Jug in the Form of a Monkey

Delft, circa 1755

With blue-delineated fur and facial features, wearing a yellow cap decorated with iron-red blossoms and tendrils and pierced with a hole to attach it to the hole at the top of the handle formed by his blue S-scrolled tail, modeled holding an iron-red-sprigged yellow jug to his mouth with both hands, and seated on his haunches above a green rocky mound base patterned with blue caillouté and decorated with iron-red, yellow and white flowers and buds above the scalloped footrim.

Height: 17.4 cm. (6 13/16 in.)

Provenance:
Aronson Antiquairs, Amsterdam
The Ivan B. Hart Collection, Monte Carlo, number 221

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