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• D1532. Brown-Glazed Spherical Teapot and Cover with a Silver Mount

Delft, 1700-10

Marked LVD above crossed hayforks in yellow for Lieve van Dalen, the owner of Het Jonge Moriaanshooft (The Young Moor’s Head) Factory from 1695 to 1715

Delicately painted in yellow around the body and on the domed cover with stylized oral sprays beneath a border of scallops below the neck, on the sides of the conical spout with grasses anking a scroll device repeated down the spine of the loop handle between squiggles and dashes on the sides, and the cover with a border of further squiggles and dashes, and surmounted by a ball knop; the knop mounted in silver with a peacock perched on a owerhead and connected by a chain to a hinged foliate mount on the handle engraved with crosshatching.

Dimensions: 12.4 cm (47⁄8 in.); overall: 14.6 cm. (53⁄4 in.)

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