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D1155. ‘Petit Feu’ and Gilded Circular Tureen and Cover

Delft, circa 1760

Marked Z: DEX for Zacharias Dextra, the owner of De Drie Posteleyne Astonne (The Three Porcelain Ash-Barrels) Factory from 1721 until 1759, and with letter F in blue and incised letter V

Painted in shades of brown, green, blue, purple and black on the slightly rounded flaring body with two goats, four sheep and two running hares in a continuous hilly landscape, and on the domed cover with a turkey cock and four turkey hens in a similar landscape, each above an iron-red line near the edge, and the cover with an open trumpet-shaped knop decorated on the interior and exterior with various pendant devices beneath the gilt edge.

Diameter: 27.8 cm. (10 15/16 in.)

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