• 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 263

    A DUTCH DELFT FIVE-FINGER FLOWER VASE

    CIRCA 1700-1720, IRON-RED LVE MONOGRAM FOR LAMBERTUS VAN EENHOORN AT DE METALEN POT, PAINTER'S VK MONOGRAM AND 8/0

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH DELFT FIVE-FINGER FLOWER VASE
    CIRCA 1700-1720, IRON-RED LVE MONOGRAM FOR LAMBERTUS VAN EENHOORN AT DE METALEN POT, PAINTER'S VK MONOGRAM AND 8/0
    Of trefoil shape with scroll handles and raised on a rectangular socle, five graduated nozzles ranged along the top, painted in the Cashmire palette and style on both sides with peony, prunus and other flowering branches issuing from rockwork, insects hovering above
    7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) high


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    See Robert D. Aronson assisted by Suzanne M.R. Lambooy, Dutch Delftware, including Selection from A Distinguished Manhattan Collector, Amsterdam, 2009, p. 58, no. 36 for an example of similar form variantly painted, the catalogue entry for which notes the existence of another in the Cashmire palette and marked in red with a LVE monogram in the collection of the Museum Simon van Gijn in Dordrecht.

    Provenance

    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.