The baluster-shaped jar stands on a spreading foot and has a short, straight upright neck. It is painted in blue. Two cartouches with chinoiserie decorations are reserved on a full and dense Régence-style background. One shows a garden with a Chinese lady in a pavilion, she is looking at a man in a small boat. The other depicts a garden with birds and plants behind a small fence. The neck is painted with a continuous band of leaves above a double circle, underneath a band is left plain white. The foot is decorated with floral motifs alternated with trellis-diaper panels under an equally plain white band.
Dimensions: height 24 cm / 9.44 in.
Condition: part of upper rim restored.
The Régence style was developed in France between 1715 and 1723. In The Netherlands it was prevalent between 1720 and 1750. Characteristic of this style is the symmetrical and balanced application of ornaments such as shells, cartouches, S-shaped ribbons, trellis diaper and flowers and foliage.
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