An exceptional, late-18th century Dutch delftware sugar bowl and cover, dated ‘1754’ and inscribed ‘P Friezeer’September 18, 2019 2:40 pm
THE COVER WITH A FINIAL FORMED AS A CROUCHING CHINAMAN. THE BODY OF DRUM SHAPE AND TOGETHER WITH THE LID PAINTED WITH A GROUND OF INTRICATE FLOWERS, LEAVES AND SCROLLS WITH SHAPED PANELS PAINTED WITH THE SAME SIMPLE CHINOISERIE LANDSCAPE INTERPOSED. THE INTERIOR PAINTED WITH A PEONY AND FORMAL BORDER. THE BASE INSCRIBED WITH VARIOUS ABBREVIATED INITIALS AND DATES, INCLUDING THE YEAR “ANO 1754” AND NAME “P: FRIZEER”. PAINTED IN BRIGHT POLYCHOME. MINOR DAMAGE. DUTCH, 1754.
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