• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5927

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    29 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 358

    A CONTINENTAL PUZZLE-JUG

    CIRCA 1700, FRENCH OR SPANISH

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CONTINENTAL PUZZLE-JUG
    CIRCA 1700, FRENCH OR SPANISH
    Of baluster form on a conical foot, the rim and syphon handle applied with pinched ornament
    9 in. (22.9 cm.) high


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    For similar example see Jacqueline Bellanger, Verre D'Usage et de Prestige, France 1500-1800, (Paris, 1988), p. 445, and Pieter C. Ritsema van Eck and Henrica M. Zijlstra-Zweens Glass in the Rijksmuseum, (Amsterdam, 1993), Vol. I, p. 196, no. 312

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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (Gv 23A); acquired from Spinks, April 1969.