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Delft, multicoloured chinoiserie box with gold

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Delft, multicoloured chinoiserie box with gold

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Delft, 1700-1725

Delft, multicoloured chinoiserie box with gold.

JVV 0043

Delft, 1700-1725

The oval box is thin and has a vaulted shape on low foot. The cover has a point shaped knob, is painted with chinoiserie water landscapes in blue, red, and gold, the so-called Imari palette. Along the edge of the lid and the top edge of the foot are straps that are filled with napkin work and cartouches with simple flowers.

The box is used for storage of herbs and spices, sugar, or other sweets. The Interior is not compartmentalized as with similar oval-shaped boxes.

Dimensions length 13 cm, width 10.5 cm, height 11.5 cm

Condition: chips from the edge of the lid and the top and foot edge of the box, knob glued and updated. Tear on the inside, partly visible on the outside, partly updated.

Similar items.
A similar box with Imari decor at Aronson 2007, p. 24, no. 15. The inside of that item is divided into compartments. In the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam is a copy with a floral ornament decor in blue-white, dated between 1710 and 1740 (inventory number BK-NM-4810). In museum Willet-Holthuysen in Amsterdam is of the same model a multicolour copy preserved (Lunsingh Scheurleer 1984, p. 208, image 76).

Additional information:
The combination of blue, red, and gold was developed in the second half of the seventeenth century in Japan and is called Imari, after the port of Imari on the southern island of Kyushu. The palette could also be complemented with green, yellow, eggplant, and black. The decor was popular and is both in China and in several European countries followed, both in potteries as in porcelain factories. The Delft faience painter has most likely followed an example of Chinese Imari.

D. & R. Aronson, Dutch Delftware, Amsterdam 2007
J. Ayers, O. Impey, J.V.G. Mallet, Porcelain for palaces. The fashion for Japan in Europe 1650-1750, tent. cat. British Museum, Londen 1990
D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer, Delft. Niederländische Fayence, München 1984

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