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D1881. Polychrome Petit Feu and Gilded Vase and Figural Cover

Delft, circa 1765

Marked A/IH in iron-red for Jacobus Halder Adriaensz., the owner of De Grieksche A (The Greek A) factory from 1765 to 1768

Painted on the molded rococo baluster-shape body with sprigs issuing red, manganese and gilded blossoms and green leaves, and on the front and reverse with two pastoral scenes of a romantic couple in a landscape within gilded and iron-red edged panels, the molded rococo cover decorated in the same style with on the front and reverse a pastoral scene of two ladies and a gentleman seated in the grass within a gilded and iron-red edged panel between sprigs issuing red flowers and green leaves, and surmounted by a female Chinese head.

Height: 44 cm. (17.3 in.)

Provenance: Aronson Antiquairs, Amsterdam; The H.C. Bout Collection, Belgium

Literature: Illustrated in exh. cat. Oude Kunst- en Antiekbeurs Delft, 1978, p. 81.

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