A Cistern

A Blue and White Figural Cistern and Cover in Dutch Delftware.

Modeled as a burgher wearing a blue hat with a removable crown forming the stopper, a wide ruff, a flower-patterned white jacket affixed at the back with a foliate-decorated S-scroll handle, white flowered trousers, white stockings and blue shoes, his hands clasping his ample belly, and seated on a mound decorated with blossoms and scrolling foliage; in the front a hole for a spigot and tap.

Origin
The Netherlands
Period
18th century
Reference
112-300
Sizes
35 cm

Offered by

Van Nie Antiquairs

Keizersgracht 600
1017EP Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 206261594
+31 653353290
http://www.vannieantiquairs.com

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