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D530. Polychrome and Gilded Oval Brush Back

Delft, circa 1730

Painted with a lady wearing a plumed hat and a décolleté robe, seated before her dressing table beneath a swagged drapery, an open toiletry box beside her right hand within a gilt-edged roundel surrounded by foliate devices, scrollwork and panels patterned with trellis diaperwork or dots, the top of the rim pierced with two suspension holes, and the unglazed underside pierced with holes for the bristles.

Length: 14.1 cm. (5 9/16 in.)

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