• 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 265

    A DUTCH DELFT CHINOISERIE COFFEE-POT

    CIRCA 1705-1720, IRON-RED PAK MONOGRAM MARK FOR PIETER ADRIAENSZ KOCX AT DE GRIEKSCHE A

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    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.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's Amsterdam, 30 May 2001, lot 432 (acquired post sale).
    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.