FIVE DUTCH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE SMALL VASES | LATE 17TH/ EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Comprising a gu-form vase, painted with a continuous landscape of three figures walking among trees, I or /(?) ./2 mark in blue, 10cm., 3 7/8 in. high;
a double-gourd vase, painted with flowering branches with insects and small birds in flight, double line borders at the rims, 14.5cm., 5 3/4 in. high;
a pear-shaped vase, painted with panels of precious objects, and small landscape panels, picked out in manganese, 12cm., 4 3/4 in. high;
and two vases, perhaps once part of the same garniture, one of baluster form with a narrow short neck, the other of double-gourd form, painted with stylised flowering branches, blue GK monogram marks for Gerrit Pietersz Kam of Drie Postelyne Astonne (the three porcelain ash-barrels) factory, or De Paeuw (the peacock) factory, each 13.6cm., 5 3/8 in. high.
10cm., 3 ⅞ in. to 14.5cm., 5 ¾ in. high
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The gu-form vase with several chips to the top rim and some glaze loss to the footrim.
The double-gourd vase, with minor glaze loss to the rim and two small chips to the footrim.
The pear-shaped vase with glaze loss to rim and a chip to footrim.
The baluster-shaped vase and double-gourd vase with some glaze flaking and small chipping at rims.
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The double-gourd vase marked for Gerrit Pietersz Kam, F. Bodenheim, Amsterdam, bearing paper label inscribed Nr. 445.