• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 91

    A Dutch Delft polychrome dish and jug


    Price Realised  


    A Dutch Delft polychrome dish and jug
    Late 17th Century
    The jug painted to the ovoid body with a peacock between flowering plants, the upright neck with stylised flower stems, frits and chip, 18.7 cm. high; and a lobed dish painted to the centre with a peacock and butterfly amongst flower stems, surrounded by a stylised flower scroll at the wavy well and rim, frits, 34.1 cm. diam. (2)

    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    Christie’s charges a premium to the buyer on the Hammer Price of each lot sold at the following rates: 29.75% of the Hammer Price of each lot up to and including €20,000, plus 23.8% of the Hammer Price between €20,001 and €800.000, plus 14.28% of any amount in excess of €800.000. Buyer’s premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.


    The plate: With Polak, Amsterdam, 1994.
    The jar: With Wakelin & Linfield, Billingshurst, 1994.