Property from a Private Connecticut Collection
A DUTCH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE RECTANGULAR TEA CANISTER AND COVER, CIRCA 1690-1700
painted in Chinese 'Transitional' style with birds on rockwork, the sides with flower cartouches on a foliate-scrollwork ground, outlined in black, with screw-top cover, AK monogram mark over numeral 4 in manganese for Adrianus Kocx, De Grieksche A (The Greek A) factory, 1687-1701.
height 4⅞ in.
The screw molded section of caddy with some typical minor losses and glaze flaking
The cover a good fit, with a restored chip to edge. Overall good appearance.
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Guest & Gray, London, bearing label