D1828. Cashmere Palette Garniture
Delft, circa 1710
The cover marked LVE 6 0 in iron-red for Lambertus van Eenhoorn, the owner of De Metaale Pot (The Metal Pot) factory from 1691 to 1721
Comprising a pair of double-gourd-shaped vases, a pair of beaker vases and an ovoid vase, each of octagonal form and painted with a wide scrolling foliage and blossom border, above upper and lower panels alternating with flower-filled urns flanked by a pair of songbirds perched on leaf scrolls alternating with a flowering peony growing behind a rock, all within trellis diaper borders, the central border interrupted with roundels of sprigs alternating with flowerheads, the foot with a border of leaf motifs, and the cover painted with oral scrollwork and surmounted on the cover with a double-gourd-shaped knop.
Heights: 22.9 to 29 cm. (9 to 11.4 in.)
The Harward family of Winterfold House, Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire, by family descent;