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    Sale 2133

    American Furniture and Decorative Arts including English and Dutch Delft

    23 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 121

    A SET OF FOURTEEN DUTCH DELFT ANIMAL TILES AND A SET OF NINE DUTCH DELFT TULIP TILES

    THE ANIMALS CIRCA 1620-1640, THE TULIPS OF SLIGHTLY LATER DATE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF FOURTEEN DUTCH DELFT ANIMAL TILES AND A SET OF NINE DUTCH DELFT TULIP TILES
    THE ANIMALS CIRCA 1620-1640, THE TULIPS OF SLIGHTLY LATER DATE
    Each with a single animal or with three three-petaled tulips within an ogival quatrefoil surround, Wan-Li style corners, the animals each on a dotted mound and including a recumbent camel, a unicorn, an elephant, leaping hares, a seated fox, and a monkey
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) square (23)


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    See Dingeman Korf, Tegels, Haarlem, 1979, p. 126, fig. 415 for an example of the tulip tiles and Dr. Pieter Biesboer, ed., Nederlandse Majolica 1550-1650, Schotels en Tegels, p. 168, fig. 199 for animal tiles with oxhead corners, several similar to the present examples.

    Saleroom Notice

    PLEASE NOTE THAT DUTCH AND ENGLISH DELFT (LOTS 117-149) WILL START THE SALE AT 2 P.M. and not at approximately 11 a.m. as stated on the title page of the printed catalogue.