Polychrome Delft Bird

Polychrome Delft Bird

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Offered by Van Nie Antiquairs




A Figure of a Bird in Polychrome Dutch Delftware

With a yellow head and breast with Iron-red- delineated plumage, a green back and blue crest. Perched on a `perforated rock´.

Models of birds of this kind were produced in quite large numbers by Chinese potters during the Kangxi-period. These bird found great appreciation among the Delft potters, who began to imitate them.
Origin
Delft, The Netherlands
Period
Approximately 1770
Signature
Marked in blue with " * " for `De Witte Starre´ (white star) factory´.
Reference
112-512
Sizes
9.3 cm

Offered by

Van Nie Antiquairs

Keizersgracht 600
1017EP Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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

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