• 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 1

    A EUROPEAN SUBJECT TANKARD AND COVER

    CIRCA 1735

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A EUROPEAN SUBJECT TANKARD AND COVER
    CIRCA 1735
    Cylindrical with S-shaped, iron-red handle and domed cover, enameled with Dutch couples strolling in a garden, dogs and boy servants at their sides and birds flying above
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) high (2)


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    From a small group of high quality tablewares with this distinctive combination of European subject and richly enameled Chinese taste borders, including the Hodroff collection pot on the cover of D.S. Howard's The Choice of the Private Trader, and another once in the Garland, the Pierpont Morgan and the Hervouët collections, sold Christie's London, 11 May 2004, lot 69.

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    MORNING SESSION
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    (LOTS 1-210)

    Chinese Export
    (LOTS 1-57)