Jeff and Holly Noordsy

Dealers Specializing in the Sale of Early American Bottles, Glass and Period Decorative Arts

18TH CENTURY PAINTED DUTCH GLOBULAR BOTTLE

 

ITEM 7793. PAINTED GLOBULAR BOTTLE, olive amber with multi-colored paint decoration, pontil scar, 12 1/8"H, crudely applied string rim, mint. Dutch, C. 1760, rare.

Adorned with a beautifully executed painted naval battle scene, this 18th century Dutch bottle is a truly rare survivor. It is believe that the painting depicts a battle from the Second Anglo-Dutch War, likely a confrontation of June 11, 1666. Details of the battle (and the fate of the "Hof van Zeeland" can be found at the following web address http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Four_Days_Battle The painting is likely a centennial remembrance of the now historic battle.


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