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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 523

    A HAARLEM BERETTINO MAIOLICA CHARGER

    PROBABLY WILLEM JANSZ VERSTRAETEN , CIRCA 1625-1640

    Price Realised  

    A HAARLEM BERETTINO MAIOLICA CHARGER
    PROBABLY WILLEM JANSZ VERSTRAETEN , CIRCA 1625-1640
    Decorated with a perching bird on a deep-blue ground, the reverse with inventory numbers N.K. 595; on a paper label 1943-34. and on another label 2096/236; restored break
    34 cm. diam.


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    A comparable dish with nearly identical rim decoration is illustrated in P. Biesboer Nederlandse Majolica, Amsterdam, 1997, p.87, No 98.

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    Provenance

    With Kunsthandel Mozes Mogrobi, until 1942 or 1943, when Mogrobi was forced to sell this item to Kunsstsammlungen der Stadt DUusseldorf.
    Recuperation to the Nederlands Kunstbezit-collectie (NK-collectie, inventory number NK 595), after the Second World War.
    Through restitution to the present owner, 2007. (restitution advice RC 1.37, Adviescommissie restitutieverzoeken cultuurgoederen en Tweede
    Wereldoorlog)