Pair of blue and white obelisks

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 •  2 april 2020

Each with a pyramidal upper section painted on the front and reverse with a bird perched on a rock amidst peonis and other flowering plants beneath a smaller bird perched on a leafy stem and two songbirds in flight above, and on either side with a songbird in flight above two others perched on flowering chrysanthemums growing behind a rock, each scene beneath a ruyi-head and foliate ornament below the similarly ornamented bell-shaped finals, the lower section with a concave scallop shell molded on each side between prominent S-scrolls at the corners above pendent leaves and ruyi-head devices, and each side of the flaring square base with a ruyi-shaped panel enclosing a lotus or daisy blossom, leaves and scrolls between foliate-scroll motifs at the corners.

Afmetingen
Height: 35.4 and 35.9 cm. (13.9 and 14.1 in.)
Code
D1415
Collectie
Aronson Antiquairs
Copyright beeld
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/deed.en_US
Datering
circa 1690
Materiaal/techniek
tin-glazed earthenware
Merk
Merk
AK for Adrianus Kocx, the owner of De Grieksche A from 1686 to 1701
Permanente link
https://www.aronson.com/object/d1415-pair-of-blue-and-white-obelisks/
Plateelbakkerij
De Grieksche A
Productieplaats
Delft
Unieke code
Aronson Delftware D1415