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D839. Pair of Blue and White Octagonal Baluster Vases


Delft, circa 1680

Marked LC in blue for Lambertus Clef- fius, the owner of De Metaale Pot (The Metal Pot) factory from 1670 until 1691

Variously painted with birds amidst flowering plants, pierced rocks, flower-filled vases, smoking censers and other vessels between borders of ruyi-heads around the shoulder and foot.

Height: 31.4 cm. (12 3/8 in.)

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The mark of Lambertus Cleffius is composed of his interlaced initials, L.C. Unlike his contemporaries, whose production is characterized by horror vacui, Lambertus Cleffius preferred spare decoration. This delicate pair of blue and white vases marked for Lambertus Cleffius illustrates this identifiable trait. Cleffius is also known for his use of a fine line known as a trek.


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