D1865. Polychrome Duck- Form Box and Cover
Delft, circa 1760
Marked VH and numeral 3 on the tureen and numeral 1 on the cover in blue for Hendrik van Hoorn, the owner of De Drie Posteleyne Astonne (The Three Porcelain
Ash-Barrels) factory from 1759 to 1804
Painted with a manganese bill, blue delineated eyes, a manganese and yellow breast, manganese wing feathers and manganese, green, yellow, blue and iron-red plumage on the head and neck, its back with blue delineated green plumage and an iron-red tail.
Height: 12.8 cm. (5 in.); Length: 15 cm. (5.9 in.)
Provenance: The H.C. Bout Collection, Belgium