• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 248

    CIRCLE OF CORNELIS JONSON VAN CEULEN (ANGLO-DUTCH, 1593-1661/62)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    CIRCLE OF CORNELIS JONSON VAN CEULEN (ANGLO-DUTCH, 1593-1661/62)
    A gentleman, in black satin doublet, white lace falling ruff, centre-parted short brown hair, moustache and pointed beard
    oil on metal
    oval, 2 1/8 in. (52 mm.) high, turned ivory case, the lid centred with an engraved rose, the base inset with reeded oval ebonised horn mount (2)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 13 November 1973, lot 26 (as by Cornelius Jansen).