A GROUP OF DUTCH DELFT WARES | EARLY TO MID-18TH CENTURY
comprising a pair of Dutch Delft blue and white bowls and covers, early 18th century,
painted in shades of blue, the covers with a blue line mark, approximately 10.3cm., 4in. and 10.6cm., 4 1/8 in. high;
a Dutch Delft polychrome small plate or saucer, early 18th century, painted in the same pattern in dark green and iron-red, 15.9cm., 6 1/4 in. diameter;
and a Dutch Delft blue and white écuelle and cover, circa 1755, of shallow form applied with two loop handles set on three short feet, painted with flowering branches emerging from box hedges and insects, VH over 3 mark in blue, probably for Hendrik van Hoorn, the owner of De Drie Posteleyne Astonne (The Three Ash Barrels) factory from 1754-1808, 17cm., 6 5/8 in across handles, 7.8cm., 3 1/8 in. high
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One bowl cover with a chip, otherwise typical minor glaze loss and minor nibbling at extremities.
The plate with a short hairline crack to rim, and glaze nibbling.
The écuelle with some small rim chips and glaze loss to extremities. There is a faint network of fine cracks to the bowl.
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