• 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 274

    A DUTCH DELFT DORE CRUET STAND WITH CRUET BOTTLES AND PEWTER-MOUNTED COVERS FOR OIL AND VINEGAR

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

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH DELFT DORE CRUET STAND WITH CRUET BOTTLES AND PEWTER-MOUNTED COVERS FOR OIL AND VINEGAR
    CIRCA 1705-1720, IRON-RED PAK MONOGRAM MARK FOR PIETER ADRIAENSZ KOCX AT DE GRIEKSCHE A FACTORY
    With pewter hinges, each flagon painted in red within a trefoil cartouche with boys leaping amongst flowering plants, labeled respectively A and O for vinegar and oil, the stand en suite and with a loop handle
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high, the cruets; 7 in. (17.8 cm) wide, the stand (3)


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    See Aronson Antiquairs, Dutch Delftware, exhibition catalogue, Amsterdam, 2000-2001, ill. 23 for a set from the same factory, the cruets of variant form and with delft covers, painted with Chinoiserie plants, the footrims with the same borders; also D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer, Delft, Niederländische Fayence, Munich, 1984, p. 202, no. 61 for another in the collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.

    Provenance

    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.