• Lot 25

    A blue and white 'kraak porselein' double gourd vase

    CIRCA 1590-1610

    Price Realised  

    A blue and white 'kraak porselein' double gourd vase
    Circa 1590-1610
    The lower body decorated with moulded pomegranate-shaped panels including flower-sprays and auspicious symbols, the upper body with panels of fruit and symbols, moulded with slightly flaring neck and recessed base
    35 cm. high


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    For a vase with similar decoration see M. Rinaldi, Kraak Porcelain- a Moment in the History of Trade, London, 1989, p. 173, pl. 218.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    The property removed from kasteel Biljoen, Velp