• 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 291

    A PAIR OF DUTCH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE MODELS OF ARMORIAL LIONS

    IN THE 18TH CENTURY STYLE, SPURIOUS BLUE AP MONOGRAM AND SCRIPT N MARKS FOR ANTHONY PENNIS AT DE TWEE SCHEEPJES

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    A PAIR OF DUTCH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE MODELS OF ARMORIAL LIONS
    IN THE 18TH CENTURY STYLE, SPURIOUS BLUE AP MONOGRAM AND SCRIPT N MARKS FOR ANTHONY PENNIS AT DE TWEE SCHEEPJES
    Each modeled seated, its mouth open revealing four sharp teeth, one paw supporting a heraldic shield
    9 7/8 in. (25.2 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Tummers Collection, New Hampshire (brought to New Hampshire in the late 19th century when the family emigrated from the Netherlands).
    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.