A Delft Blue Oil and Vinegar Set


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An Oil and Vinegar Set in Blue and White Dutch Delftware

The pear-shaped jugs with their sprout are derived from Japanese **oil and vinegar sets** of 1660-1680. The jug bodies and the holder are decorated with chinoiserie figures sitting in a landscape.
Technique: high fire technique, monochrome blue. The letters A and O inside the holder on the jugs stand for Azijn (vinegar) and Olie (oil).
Origin
Delft, The Netherlands
Period
Approximately 1690
Material
Faïence
Signature
Mark (in blue): «AK*»
Reference
112-493
Sizes
16 x 19.5 x 5.5 cm

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