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Vase with Lid

c. 1710-1720
Made by De Drie Porceleyne Flessies Delft, The Netherlands (1661–1777) Under Willem van der Kool ,owner of De Drie Porceleyne Flessies 1700-1716 , or under his widow, Anna Maria Schrevelius-van der Kool owner of De Drie Porceleyne Flessies 1716-45
The overall design of flowers on this vase is known as the “Cashmire palette,” a term that probably refers to the patterns on Indian cashmere wool shawls in fashion at the time. Vases of this size were often used to decorate empty fireplaces during the summer months.

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