Dutch Delft vase - De Drie Posteleyne Astonne, Pieter Gerritsz.

An exceptional Dutch Delft 'Gu' shaped vase, c. 1700. The vase finely painted in Chinese Transitional style, with scenes of Courtesans making offerings to the Emperor. The central boss, decorated with a continuous band of flowering plants and rockwork.
De Drie Posteleyne Astonne, Pieter Gerritsz mark to the base.

Literature: Similar examples in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.

Medium: Delft

Height:  47 cm, 18.50"

Condition: Two sections of the rim restored & small museum repair. Typical fritting to the footrim.


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