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•D1825. Blue and White Large Obelisk

Delft, circa 1710

Marked LVE 4 0 1. in blue on the base for Lambertus van Eenhoorn, the owner of De Metaale Pot (The Metal Pot) factory from 1691 to 1721

The pyramidal upper section on the blue-ground body on the front and reverse reserved with a bacchus figure holding an urn pouring liquid, the sides reserved with the seated figure of Flora holding a cornucopia of flowers in her right arm and a large spray of flowers in her left hand above a dog amidst a profusion of blossoms and leaves, and surmounted by a ball-shaped knop encircled by a mid-rib, the lower section molded on each side with a concave scallop shell between scrolls at the corners, and each side of the blue-ground flaring square base reserved with a oral lappet between oral scrollwork, and a flowering vine border around the foot rim.

Height: 48.5 cm. (19.1 in.)

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