• D1644. Blue and White Flower Vase
Makkum, circa 1775
Attributed to Gatse Sytses (c. 1724-1798), Tichelaar Factory
The flat spade-shaped body painted on the front and reverse with a lush arrangement of flowers in an urn, and around the edges of the top and sides with a foliate border, the top issuing five tubular spouts painted on either side with a floral spray, the sides affixed with blue-dashed scroll handles supported on S-scrolls flanking the knopped ankle and affixed to the rectangular base, its ogee top painted with large leaves and its blue-ground edges reserved with blossoms and foliate scrolls.
Height: 29.2 cm. (11½ in.); width: 29.5 cm. (11⅝ in)
Provenance: Collection of Minze van den Akker, Fries Aardewerk Museum, Harlingen, inv. no. 0283209