The two very rare large, ribbed 17th century style tin glazed earthenware ribbed Double-Gourd Vases / Bottles painted in shades of blue totally around with flowering peonies and a peacock on the baluster shaped body, the baluster upper section en suite with geometric figures and a band of stiff leaves around the rim.
Signed on the bottom in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & CT = 1974
Painter’s initials: MVT = M. van Tol.
Employment dates: 1963 - 1988
ROYAL DELFT & CU = 1975
Painters’ initials: HDJ = H. De Jong
Employment dates: 1951 - 1984
Height: 54 cm. (21,3 inches.)
Weight: 4.055 & 4.381 grams