• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 168

    A composite series of twelve Dutch Delft blue and white Greenland whaling plates

    SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY, DE PORCELEYNE BIJL MARK

    Price Realised  

    A composite series of twelve Dutch Delft blue and white Greenland whaling plates
    Second half 18th Century, De Porceleyne Bijl mark
    Each decorated with related maritime scenes and numbered from one to twelve, inscribed in Dutch: No 1. De Groenl: Vloot gaet in Zee.; No. 2 De Vloot Zeijlt in t ijs; No 3. 't Harpoen in de Walvis.; No 4. Loopen van de Walvis.; No 5 Harpoeniers gereed om te Lenssen; No 6 De Walvis keerd Sig om; No 7 De Walvis na Boord geroeyd; No 8. 't afmaken van de Walvis.; No 9 t Schieten En kneppelen der Walrus; No 10 Den ijs Beer Gedood; No 11. De GroenL vloot seijlt Binnen.; No 12,. 't Kooken van de Traan.
    22.5 cm. diam. (12)


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    For a similar series, see D.F. Lunsigh Scheurleer, Delft, München, 1984, p. 282, ill. 265.

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