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Garniture Vase

1991.1197.1 (RS21372)

Description

Pair of Dutch Delftware garniture vases, of hexagonal beaker form with a wide outflared scalloped rim, and tapered body with conforming base. It is decorated with hand-painted underglaze blue in a floral design of Chinese inspiration; the front three panels are covered with decoration and the back with a foliate vine (the centerpiece is elsewhere).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1690-1725
Inscriptions
Painted in underglaze blue on the bottom underside is a symbol that looks like a triangle with a horizontal line leading off from the top point. Cataloger's note says that this may possibly be the mark of a Delftware factory ""Het Bijltje"" (The Axe).
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
delftware
earthenware
lead glaze
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
underglazing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Delftware
delftware
Earthenware
earthenware
Floral
floral patterns
lead glaze
Lead Glaze
Molded
molding (forming)
Painted
painting (coating)
Underglazed
underglazing
Vase
vases
William and Mary
Dimensions
8 3/4 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1197.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11181
Related Items
Title Garniture Vase Accession number 1991.1197.2 Notes 1991.1197 2 VASE Relationship Part of set

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