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Bottle

Earthenware bottle with a long neck and domed cover topped with a circular element. The vessel decorated with flowers and birds in blue and white.
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  • Earthenware bottle with a long neck and domed cover topped with a circular element. The vessel decorated with flowers and birds in blue and white.

Date:

c. 1678/85

Artist:

De Grieksche A (The Greek A) Factory
Delft, Netherlands, 1657-1818
Samuel van Eenhoorn
Dutch, 1655-1686/87

About this artwork

This bottle’s Chinese-inspired form and decoration reflect the influence of blue-and-white porcelain imported from China in large quantities by the Dutch East India Company.

Status

On View, Gallery 212

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Grieksche A Factory (Maker)

Title

Bottle

Place

Delft (Object made in)

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Made 1674

Medium

Tin-glazed earthenware (Delftware)

Inscriptions

Mark: "SVE"

Dimensions

31.4 × 15.2 cm (12 3/8 × 6 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1930.965

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