26 January 2010
This lot is offered without a reserve
A DUTCH DELFT CHINOISERIE VASE
Of teardrop form, painted in blue, yellow and green with a water-bird beside flowering plants, the reverse with a phoenix in flight above flowering branches
12½ (31.8 cm.) high
With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.
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See Aronson Antiquairs, Dutch Delftware, Amsterdam, n.d., ill. 3 for an earlier blue and white bottle of the same form also painted with a bird and flowering plants.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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