12 October 2005
A rare Dutch Delft blue and green chinoiserie octagonal garniture
Kaststel, decorated with exotic birds perched on blossoming chrysanthemum branches surrounded by insects, the upper part with trelliswork shell-crescent cartouches, comprising: a pair of bottle vases, 31.5 cm. high, three baluster vases and covers with lion finials, 38.5 cm. high, some chips (8)
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See D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer, Delft, Niederländische Fayence,
München, 1984, p. 254, ill. 195 for a comparable garniture.
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