• 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 273

    A DUTCH DELFT CRUET STAND WITH CRUET BOTTLES AND COVERS FOR OIL AND VINEGAR

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH DELFT CRUET STAND WITH CRUET BOTTLES AND COVERS FOR OIL AND VINEGAR
    18TH CENTURY
    The stand with octagonal bottle emplacements, linked with a rope-twist handle and raised on four prunt feet; the two bottles also octagonal, the cover for each molded with a flower and labeled on the spout for oil and vinegar, painted in cobalt blue on a pale blue ground with flowering branches issuing from behind a fretwork fence, rockwork at the side, diaper pattern beneath each spout
    5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) high, the cruets and covers; 8¼ in. (21 cm.) wide, the stand (5)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 19 September 2000, lot 699.