• 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 349

    AN ENGLISH DELFT EQUESTRIAN CHARGER

    CIRCA 1690-1710, PROBABLY LONDON

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGLISH DELFT EQUESTRIAN CHARGER
    CIRCA 1690-1710, PROBABLY LONDON
    Painted with a horseman on a prancing steed, wearing a plumed hat or bonnet, billowing sash and carrying a baton, between sponged and leafy trees, within a yellow line and blue-dash rim, on a circular foot
    13½ in. (34.3 cm.) diameter


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    For a similar example see Frank Britton, English Delftware in the Bristol Collection, London, 1982, p. 63, no. 3.44 and p. 51, fig. 4 for an engraving of William III by T. van Merlen mentioned as the possible source for the present composition. Please refer to the following page for a reproduction of this engraving.

    Provenance

    With Stoner & Evans, Ltd., London.
    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.