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.
Height: 35.4 and 35.9 cm. (13.9 and 14.1 in.)
AK for Adrianus Kocx, the owner of De Grieksche A from 1686 to 1701
De Grieksche A
Aronson Delftware D1415