• 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 296

    A SILVER-MOUNTED DUTCH DELFT TABLE FOUNTAIN FIGURE

    SECOND HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY A PRODUCT OF DE WITTE STARRE

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER-MOUNTED DUTCH DELFT TABLE FOUNTAIN FIGURE
    SECOND HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY A PRODUCT OF DE WITTE STARRE
    Modeled as a toper filling his cup while seated astride a barrel labeled for red wine
    13¼ in. (33.3. cm.) high


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    For another of similar form in the Gemeentemuseum, Arnhem, see D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer, Delft, Niederländische Fayence, Munich, 1984, p. 227, no. 123.

    Provenance

    With Edwin van Drecht, Amsterdam.
    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.