A Dutch Delft blue and white chinoiserie octagonal wigstand
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A Dutch Delft blue and white chinoiserie octagonal wigstand

CIRCA 1680, MARKED LC AND AV FOR LAMBERTUS CLEFFIUS, DE PAEUW FACTORY

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A Dutch Delft blue and white chinoiserie octagonal wigstand
Circa 1680, marked LC and AV for Lambertus Cleffius, De Paeuw factory
The bulbous upper part decorated with a continuous scene of Oriental figures at various pursuits in a garden, beneath a band of stylised lotus-leaf motifs, the top pierced with a small central aperture and decorated with two Oriental figures, on knopped stem painted with stylised foliage and lotus-leaf motifs and domed foot, some small areas of restoration
25 cm. (9 7/8 in.) high
Provenance
With Salomon Stodel Antiquités, Amsterdam, 1994 (inventory no. DA-169-), acquired by
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. I-17).
Exhibited
Maastricht, The European Fine Art Fair, 12-20 March 1994.
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Lot Essay

For a similar Delft wigstand by Lambertus Cleffius in the Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels, see C.H. de Jonge, Delfts aardewerk, Amsterdam, 1965, p. 146, plate VII, and see ill. 69 for a comparable wigstand.
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