• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 1220

    A DUTCH BRONZE FIGURE DEPICTING QUEEN WILHELMINA OF THE NETHERLANDS

    CAST FROM A MODEL BY F.E. JELTSEMA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A DUTCH BRONZE FIGURE DEPICTING QUEEN WILHELMINA OF THE NETHERLANDS
    CAST FROM A MODEL BY F.E. JELTSEMA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    THE BASE SIGNED FE JELTSEMA 1919; ON A NERO BELGICA MARBLE BASE
    41 CM. HIGH


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    HER ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCESS WILHELMINA OF THE NETHERLANDS, PRINCESS OF ORANGE-NASSAU (1880-1890)
    HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE NETHERLANDS (1890-1948)
    HER ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCESS WILHELMINA OF THE NETHERLANDS, PRINCESS OF ORANGE-NASSAU, DUCHESS OF MECKLENBURG (1948-1962)

    FREDERIK (FRé) ENGEL JELTSEMA (1879-1971), SCULPTOR AND MEDAL MAKER, WHO WORKED IN CLASSICAL STYLE, IN 1902 HE WON THE PRIX DE ROME, HE ALSO MADE THE STATUE OF JOHAN DE WITT ON DE PLAATS IN THE HAGUE.

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    Provenance

    ACQUIRED FROM: B. BINNENWEG, ROTTERDAM.