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A Dutch Delft blue and white Chinoiserie tulipière. 18th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010

The lower section on lobed hexagonal bulbous foot, rising towards a globular body moulded with animal-mask handles and six spouts, painted all-over with shaped panels including flowers on a blue ground, the shoulder reserved with a band of ruyi, surmounted by a tall tapering cover surrounded by another six spouts, painted with fish and further shaped panels of flowers, chips and frits, restoration to tip; 47.5 cm. high - Estimate €10,000 - €15,000

Provenance: From a private collection.

Notes: A pair of tulipières of similar shape but applied with dragon-handles and different decoration is illustrated in Dave and Robert Aronson, Dutch Delftware- The Dr. Günther Grethe Collection, Amsterdam, 2004, pp. 76-77.

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A Dutch Delft blue and white garniture. Second half 18th Century, marked for Johannes van Duijn at De Porceleyne Schotel. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010

Comprising three baluster vases and covers and three beaker vases, each of octagonal section, decorated to one side with a moulded panel enclosing a lady at a river-bank surrounded by scroll-work and flowers, the covers with bird finial, some restorations
The baluster vases and covers 35 cm. high; the beaker vases 23.5 cm. high (5) - Estimate €1,200 - €1,800

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A Dutch Delft blue and white and polychrome plaque. 18th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010

Of oblong cartouche shape, painted in blue and green enamels with a view of a pavillion and the garden, within a Chinoiserie band at the shaped rim, modelled with ornament for hanging, frits, infills; 23 x 25 cm.- Estimate €1,000 - €1,500

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An assorted group of Dutch Delft blue and white dishes. Mainly 18th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010

Variously painted with floral patterns or Chinoiserie figures, some damage; 22-34 cm. diam. (9) - Estimate €800 - €1,200

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Two pairs and a set of three Dutch Delft polychrome Chinoiserie plates. 18th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010

Comprising a pair of plates painted in the Kakiemon-style with a pair of birds perched on flowering branches on a fenced terrace, damaged, 22.9 cm. diam.; a pair of plates painted in the Imari palette with a central band of scroll-work and flowers, frits, 22.8 cm. diam.; and a set of three plates decorated in the Japanese style with flowers and shaped cartouches, one restored, 22.5 cm. diam. (7) - Estimate €800 - €1,200

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A Dutch Delft blue and white Chinoiserie garniture. 18th Century, marked for De Drye Klokken. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010

Comprising three baluster jars and two covers and two beaker vases, all modelled and painted with shaped cartouches including Chinoiserie figures and flowers, the domed covers with scroll-work finials, frits and chips. The baluster jars and covers 35 cm. high; the beaker vases 25 cm. high (5) - Estimate €800 - €1,200

Christie's. The Decorative Arts Sale incl. Fine Paintings. 30 June - 1 July 2010. Amsterdam www.christies.com