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.
22.9 to 29 cm. (9 to 11.4 in.)
The Harward family of Winterfold House, Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire, by family descent
One beaker vase with repaired section to rim and some small rim chips to the other and central vase