D1840. Blue and White Garniture
Delft, circa 1720
Each marked IKW in blue probably for Willem Jacobusz van der Kool, the owner of De 3 Porceleyne Flessen (The Three Porcelain Bottles) factory from 1700 to 1716, or his wife Anna Maria Van der Kool-Schrevelius, who operated the factory subsequently until 1745
Comprising three baluster-form vases and covers and a pair of beaker vases, all of almost square section with indented corners, painted in a panel on the front with a boy and a ‘Long Eliza’ holding a fan, standing in a fenced garden, the sides with two Oriental figures in a landscape with a pagoda in the background, the reverse with a ‘Long Eliza’ holding a fan and looking toward a jardiniere of peonies on a table standing in a fenced garden, all panels separated by a flowering vine motif, the shoulder with blue-ground scrollwork lappets on a scale-work ground, the neck on either side with a flowering plant, repeated on the cover and surmounted by a knop formed as a beast.
Heights : 29.2 and 32.5 cm. (11.5 and 12.8 in.)