Faience Delft Johannes Van Duyn
H (with lid) 28 cm W 12 cm L = W base: 9 cm
Presented is an octagonal baluster-shaped vase with lid belonging to a five-piece cabinet set. It is very delicately hand-painted in high fire in blue and white under the lead glaze with a decoration of flowers on the front in a neoclassical decorative vase with handles, this inside a cartouche in relief of rococo curls. At the top and bottom a very fine napkin decoration of small dots. On the back there are some tufts of flowers with foliage. The vase also has an octagonal spreading base and an octagonal cylindrical neck. The recessed lid is also octagonal with an analogous point-shaped decoration inside rococo curls. A few flowers at the back. The top was largely broken off and later painted dark blue. At the bottom, the vase is hand signed in underglaze blue with the mark of Johannes Van Duyn, who works for the “Porseleynen Saucer”. This vase must be dated to the last quarter of the 18th century.
Condition: normal edge defects for its age. Top of the lid is largely missing. Still very finely painted.