• 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 264

    A DUTCH DELFT SHALLOW TWO-HANDLED DOUBLE-LIPPED SAUCEBOAT

    CIRCA 1760, RED AP MARK FOR ANTONIUS PENNIS AT DE TWEE SCHEEPJES

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    A DUTCH DELFT SHALLOW TWO-HANDLED DOUBLE-LIPPED SAUCEBOAT
    CIRCA 1760, RED AP MARK FOR ANTONIUS PENNIS AT DE TWEE SCHEEPJES
    Of flattened silver shape with two handles and two shell-molded spouts, the interior and exterior of the two spouts with floral lappets, C-scroll handles
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) long


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    See Ross E. Taggart, The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection of English Pottery, catalogue, Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO, 1967, fig. 159 for an Irish delft sauceboat of similar form dated circa 1750; also See Meijer Lavino, et al, The Lavino Collection, n.d., p. 101 for a pair of Dutch doré examples with Kakiemon decoration.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.