06 novembre 2010

Dutch blue and white Delft, LV monogram marks, perhaps for Lambertus van Eenhoorn, 17th 18th century

A pair of Dutch delft pyramid flower vases, late 17th / early 18thcentury. photo courtesy Sotheby's formed of five tapering stages, one fixed, above a square plinth, (the top two stages later replacements), each stage with a gargoyle spout at each corner and painted in tones of blue with chinoiserie flowers, fungi and shells, the lower fixed stage with scroll feet separated by busts, the plinth sides with alternating panels of peacocks in gardens and Ceres among lush flowers with a cornucopia, on blue-washed bun feet;... [Lire la suite]