• The Collection of Benjamin F.  auction at Christies

    Sale 2388

    The Collection of Benjamin F. Edwards III

    26 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 298

    A DELFT BARBER'S BOWL (SCHEERBEKKEN)

    LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY, DUTCH OR BRISTOL

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A DELFT BARBER'S BOWL (SCHEERBEKKEN)
    LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY, DUTCH OR BRISTOL
    The deep basin with everted border notched for a neck and with a small circular basin, painted in cobalt blue on a pale robin's egg blue ground with implements used in dentistry (pliers), grooming (razor, shaving brush and soap, towel, mirror, scissors, comb, nit comb) and the medical profession
    11¾ in. (29.8 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.