Dutch Delftware Urn-shaped Jardinière

Price: € 13500

Offered by Kollenburg Antiquairs BV




An urn-shaped vase with masks on either side; not signed.

The vase is decorated in blue with oakleafs. In cartouches two representations: Venus and Adonis with two dogs on one side and a Venus shell fountain with three putti on the other.
The depiction of Venus and Adonis is derived from “Metamorphosis” by Ovid.

Literature:
Ovidius, Metamorphosen, in de vertaling door M. d’Hane-Scheltema, Amsterdam 1997.
Eric M. Moormann en Wilfried Uitterhoeve, De klassieke mythologie in de kunst, van Achilles tot Zeus, Nijmegen 1995.
Period
ca. 1735
Material
Delftware
Reference
100-25
Sizes
38 cm

Offered by

Kollenburg Antiquairs BV

Markt 4
5688 AJ Oirschot
The Netherlands

+31 499578037
+31 655822218
http://www.kollenburgantiquairs.com/

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