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    Sale 7686

    Highly Important Silver from the Collection of Lord Harris of Peckham

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 8

    A DUTCH SILVER TAZZA

    MARK OF CORNELIUS JANSZ VAN DER BURCH, DELFT, 1604

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH SILVER TAZZA
    MARK OF CORNELIUS JANSZ VAN DER BURCH, DELFT, 1604
    The circular bowl chased with alternating shells and bunches of flowers, all within strapwork and on matted ground, the centre chased with a coat-of-arms, the domed foot chased with putto masks and bunches of flowers on a textured ground, the knopped stem applied with grotesque buttresses and flowers and with further suspended tapering drops, engraved under the base 'Anno 1604', marked under rim, the rim further struck with later Dutch tax marks
    5 7/8 in. (14.8 cm.) high
    7 3/8 in. (18.8 cm.) diam.
    16 oz. (509 gr.)
    The arms are those of van der Dussen, Delft.


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    Provenance

    E. Fuld, Amsterdam, 1880.
    J. W. Frederiks, The Hague, 1956.
    with Joseph M. Morpurgo, Amsterdam, 1984.
    The Joseph R. Ritman Collection of 16th and 17th Century Silver; Sotheby's, Geneva, 16 May 1995, lot 66.


    Pre-Lot Text

    HIGHLY IMPORTANT SILVER FROM THE COLLECTION OF LORD HARRIS OF PECKHAM


    Literature

    L. F. F. Wijsenbeek, Oud Delft, Delfs Zilver, Delft, p. 23, no. 9, illustrated
    J. W. Fredericks, Dutch Silver, The Hague, 1952, no. 18, illustrated


    Exhibited

    Amsterdam, Arti et Amicitiae, Tenoonstelling van Kunstvoorperpen, June 1880, no. 141.
    Delft, Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delfts Zilver, December 1955 - February 1956, no. 15.
    Delft, Museum Het Prinsenhof, Meesterwerken uit Delft, June - August 1962, no. 91.