A pair of massive antique Dutch blue and white Delft ginger jars, ribbed and painted in deep cobalt blue with panels showing a flower filled vase. Around the panels are scrolling vines and flower heads on a blue ground. Each cover is topped by a wonderful foo lion knob.
These blue and white delft ginger jars would be a wonderful addition to any blue and white porcelain collection! A pair of blue and white Dutch Delft vases will work well in a country home or in a more formal city setting. They bring a sense of style to any interior. The depth of the blue gives a feeling of warmth to each setting. In a modern room a pair of blue and white vases is unexpected and its beauty can become a focal point of the space. In more traditional room the burst of beautiful color can bring excitement to the space.
H 25.5 in. x W 11.5 in. (at the widest point)
The technique of making Delft was first described in writing by Gerrit Paape in “The Delft Pottery Maker” written in 1794. Dedicated to Lambertus Sanderus, the owner of De Porceleyne Claeuw (The Porcelain Claw). Delft faience began in the 17th century. By about 1650 the technical skills of the potters and painters were much improved, and Delft began its golden age.
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