Dutch Delft tulip vase - as per valuation Sebastian Kuhn August 2009
Lot 214
A Dutch Delft tulip vase, late 17th century
£750 - 1,000
US$ 1,300 - 1,700
amended
Lot Details
A Dutch Delft tulip vase, late 17th century
Recovered from a shipwreck, of reverse baluster form with two loop handles and a flared foot, painted in blue with birds in garden settings below a floral lappet border, with eight knopped apertures around the shoulder, 21cm high

Footnotes

  • Five tulip vases and covers of the same form made in Adrian Kocks' manufactory, "de Griecksche A", circa 1693, from the collection of Margravine Sybilla Augusta of Baden-Baden, are published in Extra Schön. Markgräfin Sybilla Augusta und Ihre Residenz (2000), no. III.5.

    For another comparable vase and the discussion of this rare shape see: Dr M. van Aken-Fehmers et.al., 'Vases with Spouts: Three Centuries of Splendour' (2007), cat.no. 4.02.

Saleroom notices

  • Amended estimates
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