1 July 2004
This lot is offered without a reserve
(2) A pair of Delft doré 'Imari' octagonal bottle vases
MARKED APK ABOVE No 6 ABOVE 113 ABOVE 311 FOR PIETER ADRIAENSZOON KOCKS AT DE GRIEKSCHE A, 1701-1722
Painted in the Imari-palette with blossoming chrysanthemum branches and birds of paradise, the shoulders with flowerheads surrounded by lappets ending in a zig zag 'lightning' motif
18.8 cm. high (2)
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Cf. M. van Aken-Fehmers a.o., Delfts aardewerk, Geschiedenis van een nationaal product, volume I, Zwolle, 1999, p. 127-128, nr. 35 for a garniture with similar vases with the same mark.
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