• 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 271

    A DUTCH DELFT CLOTHING BRUSH

    CIRCA 1720-1740

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A DUTCH DELFT CLOTHING BRUSH
    CIRCA 1720-1740
    Oblong and fitted with horsehair bristles, the handle as a female nude, the brush back painted in a bright palette with branches of flowering prunus issuing from rockwork
    11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm.) long


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    See Henry-Pierre Fourest, Delftware: Faïence production at Delft, New York, 1980, fig. 61 for an example with a figure for the handle and Dave and Robert Aronson, Dutch Delftware 2005, Amsterdam, 2005, p. 30, no. 25 for a blue and white example with a reeded baluster handle with double-knop terminal.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.