Octagonal Delft bowl

Octagonal Delft bowl



A blue and white Delft octagonal bowl decorated with a chinoiserie subject of alternating panels of a figure in landscape with a boat on a lake. This bowl can be considered a direct copy of a Chinese example of the Transition period, circa 1630.

Condition: poor: two large pieces re-stuck.

Delft, Netherlands, second half 17th century.


Height 8 cm / 3 14"
Diameter 12.2 cm / 5"