2 November 2005
A Frisian blue and white floral tile picture
1780-1790, ATTRIBUTED TO MAKKUM
Depicting an elaborate flowerfilled urnvase overflowing with tulips, carnations, peonies and other flowers, further with a perched bird and dragonflies, the urn above a rocaille pedestal flanked by a pair of parrots and enclosing an oblong cartouche with a scene depicting a village by a lake (one tile repaired and cracks)
4 x 6 tiles, 51.5 cm. x 77 cm.
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See J. Pluis, Fries Aardewerk-Kingma Makkum, Leiden, 2000, p. 26, ill. 14 a and P.J. Tichelaar a.o, Fries Aardewerk-Bolsward, Leiden, 2001, p. 169, ill. 165 for similar tile pictures.
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