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D1815. Blue and White Kraak-Style Ovoid Jar with Cover

Delft, circa 1700

Painted all around the ovoid body with six large panels with either a bird and fruit plants, or a lantern, tassel and ribbons, or a flowering plant, separated by narrow panels with dot and stripe motifs, the shoulder decorated with a lappet border with dot motifs below a ruyi-head and circle border, repeated on the sides of the cover and on the top with a circular petal border surmounted by a knop.

Height: 24 cm. (9.4 in.)

Provenance: The Gaston de Ramaix Collection, Château de Grune, Belgium; hence by descent, and bearing the original collector’s label with number 7

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