A LONDON DELFT BLEU PERSAN OVAL POTTING POT
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VA… Read more The series of bleu Persan flower-pots or urns of campana form are exceptionally rare, perhaps inspired by French prototypes from Nevers; these were more likely to have been used for the display of bulbs or pot plants rather than cut flowers, their pierced bases supporting this suggestion.
A LONDON DELFT BLEU PERSAN OVAL POTTING POT

CIRCA 1700

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A LONDON DELFT BLEU PERSAN OVAL POTTING POT
CIRCA 1700
Of slightly flared form, painted in white with a seated Oriental among rockwork and grasses, the reverse with pierced rockwork and a hut among pine, restoration to rim and area of restoration at one end, some surface scratching and slight flaking to rim
6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) wide
Provenance
Acquired from Jellinek & Sampson Antiques, 19 May 1980.
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