D0523. Polychrome and Gilded Jug and Cover
Delft, circa 1710
Marked PAK no 6 in iron-red for Pieter Adriaensz. Kocx, the owner of De Grieksche A (The Greek A) Factory from 1701 until 1703 or his widow Johanna van der Heul
The lower half of the baluster-form body painted on either side with two or three birds in flight or perched amidst flowering branches issuing from cobalt-blue stylized rocks patterned with gilt flowering scrollwork on the front and back, the upper body with dianthus sprigs between borders of lappets, blossoms and foliate scrolls repeated on the cover around a central flowering plant, and the loop handle with a leafy vine border.
Height: 19.8 cm. (7 3/4 in.)