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    Sale 2825

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    30 June - 1 July 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 337

    A Dutch Delft polychrome butter tub and cover

    CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    A Dutch Delft polychrome butter tub and cover
    Circa 1780
    Modelled naturalistically as a recumbent sheep in manganese red, on an oval base moulded in relief with foliage on a midnight blue ground, restored
    11.5 cm. wide


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    Literature

    Robert D. Aronson, Dutch Delftware, including selections from the Collection of Dr.F.H. Fentener van Vlissingen, Amsterdam, 2008, p.110, nr.81