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    Sale 2797

    Anton Philips, Entrepreneur & Connoisseur

    6 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 34

    A set of three Delft doré albarelli and brass covers

    CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  


    A set of three Delft doré albarelli and brass covers
    CIRCA 1720
    The cylindrical body painted and gilt with an elaborate cartouche upholding a fruit-filled basket flanked by jumping deer, and suspending swags, inscribed, one with C CORROBORANS, one with P RUFFI. and one with EXT CENTAUR:M:
    12 cm. high (6)

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    See D.A. Wittop Koning, Apothekerspotten, Utrecht, 1991, p. 75 ill. 129 for a related example.
    C. Corroborans for supportive confection.
    P. Ruffi for anti-pestilential pills of Rufus of Ephesus.
    Ext. Centaur M for extraction of common centuary.

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    Two with paper label inscribed H.L.v.M. possibly for Huis Lambert van Meenten, Delft.