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D1878. Two Figures of Oriental Ladies

Delft, circa 1760

One marked LPK in blue and the other in manganese for De Porceleyne Lampetkan (The Porcelain Ewer) factory

Both ladies wearing a high manganese Oriental coiffure, wearing an iron-red oral scrollwork yellow robe with a oral patterned ruyi-shaped collar, and long yellow skirt with green scroll motifs holding in both hands a manganese triangle and standing on a blue rocky mound base.

Heights: 30 cm. (11.8 in.)

Provenance: Limburg Antiek, Brouwershaven; The H.C. Bout Collection, Belgium

Literature: Illustrated and described in Dutch Delftware, Facing East: Oriental Sources for Dutch Delftware Chinoiserie Figures, Aronson 2010, p. 9 & illustrated in exh. cat. Oude Kunst- en Antiekbeurs Delft, 1977, p. 181.

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