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Delft Blue and White Tulipiere or Tulip Vase


A Delft blue and white tulipiere decorated on both sides with a peacock standing on rockwork among flowers. Each of the five fingers of the tulipiere is decorated with a pair of flowering tulips. The vase has a knopped ankle and rectangular foot. Made circa 1780 the bottom of the vase shows the mark of De Paeuw "The Peacock". The tulipiere measures 7.5 inches across x 8.25 inches tall. The price $2800 A Delft tulipiere or tulip-holder is a vessel in which to grow or display tulips. They are typically constructed to accommodate one single flower or bulb per spout with a larger common water reservoir base. During the 17th and 18th centuries tulipieres were used in aristocratic homes to grow tulip bulbs or flowers. They were popular pieces of decorative art.


  • Condition
    Good. There is some invisible restoration to the base and to small frits on the end of the tulip holders.
  • Dimensions

    H 8.25 in. x W 7.5 in. x D 2.75 in.

    H 20.96 cm x W 19.05 cm x D 6.99 cm

  • Seller location
    New York, NY
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