26 January 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 5,000
A DUTCH DELFT FIGURE OF A TOPER
CIRCA 1720, BLUE 50 MARK, POSSIBLY PIETER ADRIAENSZ KOCX AT DE GRIEKSCHE A
Modeled seated, his hat in one hand, a glass aloft in the other, on a tripartite base
7 in. (17.8 cm.) high
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The attribution to Pieter Adriaensz Kocx at De Grieksche A is based on a comparison of the present figure with the previous figure of a musician similarly posed on a rock supported on a tripartite base painted in the same palette and virtually identical in scale.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Amsterdam, 19 September 2000, lot 765.
With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.