26 January 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,625
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
A DUTCH DELFT CHINOISERIE COFFEE-POT
CIRCA 1705-1720, IRON-RED PAK MONOGRAM MARK FOR PIETER ADRIAENSZ KOCX AT DE GRIEKSCHE A
The conical body raised on three bun feet, the strap handle terminating in a tight scroll, the spout a shallow S and joined by a scroll to the body, painted in colors, one side in the Kakiemon style with branches of flowering prunus issuing from banded hedges and with other flowering plants, the other side with birds in flight above similar flowers issuing from rockwork, the neck with two large lappets of flowers reserved on the dark blue ground, on ball feet, the cover lacking
9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) high
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See D.F. Lunsingh Scheurler, Deflt Niederländishe Fayance, Niederländische Fayence, Munich, 1984, p. 223, no. 115 for a coffee-pot of similar metalwork form.
This lot is offered without reserve.
Anonymous sale; Christie's Amsterdam, 30 May 2001, lot 432 (acquired post sale).
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