Summary description

Nine vases, some octagonal and some hexagonal, blue and white Dutch tin glazed earthenware inverted baluster with covers and finials modelled as parrots - one(f) a dog finial - and splayed bases. Various landscape scenes with men, boats and buildings in rococo and floral cartouches-- e) and g) a pair,and b) and c) with putto carrying a basket of flowers, h) with a vase of flowers and j) a cover only with finial broken off - in Still Room store. Various marks; c) has a label inscribed indistinctly,'Delft vase. Bird's claw mark mentioned by Shaffers (?) the rest indecipherable. dated Nov (?) 1872. f) A label inscribed indistinctly 'Delft vase (illegible) of Mrs Anne Gronn-Turk 100-200 years old. Dec 10th 1872. h) has a label,partially destroyed,inscribed-- 'Delft Vase......years old. Boug.....Groom Dec 11th. All variously cracked and chipped.

Provenance

Presented by Sir Archibald and Lady Montgomery-Massingberd to the National Trust in 1944 as part of the Gunby Hall collection

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Place of origin
Materials Earthenware (7545)
Category Ceramics (79610)
Collection Gunby Hall Estate, Lincolnshire (4262)
Periods
Maker
Subjects
Object Type Covered vase (31)

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