Property from a Private Connecticut Collection
A DUTCH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASE, CIRCA 1700
possibly the De Grieksche A (Greek A) factory, of molded fluted form painted in Chinese 'Transitional' style with panels of Chinoiserie figures including a dancing boy and 'Long Eliza' figures, alternating with stylized foliage, reserved on a foliate ground, the lower edge with a lambrequin border.
height 19⅛ in.
In overall generally good appearance. The main body in good condition. The rim with approximately 1 inch of over paint making it difficult to determine true extent of damage.
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