The pearshaped jugs with their long sprout are derived from Japanese models of 1660-1680. The colouring in the decoration show aswel how well factoty `De Griekse A´ was specialized in imitating the high esteemed Japanese Imari.
Technique: Large and small fire technique (polychroom, blue, red and gold)
The letters A and O on the jugs stand for Azijn (vinegar) and Olie (oil); their contents
Pieter Adriaensz. Kocx
Delft, the Netherlands
Mark (in red): «APK», stand for Pieter Adriaensz. Kocx, owner of the factory «De Grieksche A» of 1701 - 1722.