A DUTCH DELFT DORE SILVER-GILT MOUNTED TANKARD EARLY 18TH CENTURY
of baluster form with a strap handle, painted in an Imari palette with large flowering chrysanthemum issuing from stylized blue pierced rockwork, with a bird perching on a branch and another in flight.
Height: 9 cm
Minor star crack to base. Otherwise in good condition.
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Stodel, Amsterdam, bearing label