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A DUTCH DELFT (DE GRIEKSCHE A) MASSIVE BLUE AND WHITE DOUBLE-GOURD VASE

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A DUTCH DELFT (DE GRIEKSCHE A) MASSIVE BLUE AND WHITE DOUBLE-GOURD VASE

CIRCA 1701-1722, BLUE APK MONOGRAM FOR PIETER ADRIANUS KOCX

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A DUTCH DELFT (DE GRIEKSCHE A) MASSIVE BLUE AND WHITE DOUBLE-GOURD VASE CIRCA 1701-1722, BLUE APK MONOGRAM FOR PIETER ADRIANUS KOCX The lower part painted with two putti among large bouquets tending to flowers and a large peacock perched on a large bouquet, each bouquet with smaller birds perched on branches, above a band of up-turned ogival blue-ground lappets and large down-turned lappets, each divided by a horizontal white band, the blue-ground bulbous upper part reserved with foliage and flowers extending into down-turned ogival lappets divided by white ogival lappets with blue scrolls and flowers surmounted by circular white panels, two with foxes seated on their haunches and two with cockerels, each side of the waisted neck with symmetrical foliage issuing from flowers (footrim with flaking to glaze, upper rim with very slight flaking to glaze) 23¼ in. (59.1 cm.) high
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This vase is very similar to a slightly smaller vase (47.8 cm. high) in the Musée Royale d'Art et Histoire, Brussels; see J. Helbig, 'Faïences Hollandaises' Catalogue (n.d.), Vol I Pièces marquées, p. 112, fig. 78.

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