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Delft Blue and White Tulipiere or Tulip Vase

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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.

Details

  • 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
  • Reference number
    LU86659429603

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