A blue and white Dutch delft jar painted with a simple country scene featuring a gentleman holding a walking stick and resting against a tree. The tree and the trees nearby have sponged decoration defining their leaves. The clouds in the sky are sponged with a lighter blue. To the right of the man is a fence, to his left a farmhouse. The scene on the jar is serene and charming.
This jar would be lovely grouped with other blue and white on a table.
H 16.25 in. x Dm 7 in.
Excellent. Small edge frits invisibly restored.
On sponge decorated wares the color was applied by dipping a sponge into the colored glaze and then applying the sponge to the ware to be decorated. Wares with sponged decoration have a long history in European pottery which began with delftwares. Sponged decoration on Delft was commonly used to represent foliage, such as the tops of the trees on our jar.
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