• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 369

    A DUTCH DELFT POLYCHROME TROMPE L'OEIL BIRDCAGE PLAQUE

    CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

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    A DUTCH DELFT POLYCHROME TROMPE L'OEIL BIRDCAGE PLAQUE
    CIRCA 1760
    Painted with a yellow-breasted bird in a manganese-barred brown-framed cage, surrounded by moulded blue yellow-edged drapery, panels of flowers on a seeded yellow ground, a lover and companion in a cartouche below and a lady in the arch above, surmounted by three flat moulded urn finials predominantly in blue and yellow, pierced for hanging
    18¾ in. (47.7 cm.) high


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