An Oil and Vinegar Set in Polychrome Dutch Delftware


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The pearshaped jugs with their long sprout are derived from Japanese models of 1660-1680. The colouring in the decoration show aswel how well factoty `De Griekse A´ was specialized in imitating the high esteemed Japanese Imari.

  • Technique: Large and small fire technique (polychroom, blue, red and gold)
  • The letters A and O on the jugs stand for Azijn (vinegar) and Olie (oil); their contents
Origin
Delft, the Netherlands
Period
1701-1722
Material
Tin-glazed earthenware
Signature
Mark (in red): «APK», stand for Pieter Adriaensz. Kocx, owner of the factory «De Grieksche A» of 1701 - 1722.
Reference
112-257
Sizes
16.5 x 18.5 x 9 cm

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