• 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 244

    A DUTCH DELFT BLUE-DASH PORTRAIT CHARGER OF CATHERINE OF BRAGANZA

    CIRCA 1685-1700

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    A DUTCH DELFT BLUE-DASH PORTRAIT CHARGER OF CATHERINE OF BRAGANZA
    CIRCA 1685-1700
    Painted in blue and yellow with a three-quarter length portrait of Charles II's consort standing by a speckled archway, a wreath in her hand, the border with a flower rinceau
    15¾ in. (40 cm.) wide


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    See Michael Archer, Delftware, London, 1997, p. 76, fig. A5 for an English delft portrait dish of Catherine of Braganza in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire (as London).