D834. Blue and White Ewer
Delft, circa 1695
Marked LVD in blue
Painted on the front with four figures laboring in a chair-caning workshop within a panel, and on the reverse with four birds amidst pierced rocks and oriental flowering plants, the neck with ruyi and foliate devices, and the handle with a foliate vine.
Height: 23.7 cm. (9 5/16 in.)
Provenance: The Bodenheim Collection, Amsterdam
Literature: Van Dam, Vormen uit vuur 163, p. 24, pl. 8; Catalogue of the Grosvenor House Art and Antiques Fair, 1998, p. 60; Aronson, Dutch Delftware, 2001, ill. 11