D1834. Blue and White Large Garniture
Delft, circa 1705
Each marked PK4 in blue for Pieter Gerritsz. Kam, the owner of De Drie Posteleyne Astonne (The Three Porcelain Ash-Barrels) factory from 1700 to 1705, or his widow Maria van der Kloot-Kam, the proprietor from 1705 to 1716
Comprising three stout baluster vases and covers and a pair of gu-form beaker vases, each painted on the front with flowering prunus and on the reverse with peonies and chrysanthemums, all growing behind stylized rocks, the covers and the central and lower sections of the beakers with smaller vignettes of flowering plants, and the necks of the baluster vases with a wide border of blossoms and scrolling foliage.
Heights: 37.8 and 34.2 cm. (14.9 and 13.5 in.)
Provenance: European Private Collection