• 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 259

    A DUTCH DELFT RIBBED VASE

    CIRCA 1760, PROBABLY DE DOBBELDE SCHENCKEN

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A DUTCH DELFT RIBBED VASE
    CIRCA 1760, PROBABLY DE DOBBELDE SCHENCKEN
    The ribbed double-gourd bottle decorated in the Cashmire style and palette, a mask and lappets suspending garlands below the mouth, the body painted overall with Chinoiserie flowers and plants, exotic birds in the branches
    8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) high


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    See Meijer Lavino, et al, The Lavino Collection, n.d., p. 148 for a rectangular tea caddy marked for De Dobbelde Schencken similarly decorated to the present vase and with the same firing problems causing the decoration to run.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.