• 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 361

    AN ENGLISH DELFT GINGER JAR AND COVER

    CIRCA 1700-1725, PROBABLY LONDON, PERHAPS BRISTOL

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    AN ENGLISH DELFT GINGER JAR AND COVER
    CIRCA 1700-1725, PROBABLY LONDON, PERHAPS BRISTOL
    Of globular form, the domed cover with an inverted acorn knop finial, painted in underglaze shades of blue and bluish-green and enriched in iron-red with birds on flowering branches reserved within blue cartouches, divided by flowering vine, the convex shoulder flanked by small upright bracket handles with twisted terminals
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high, 7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) wide (2)


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    Cf. Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware, London, 2000, p. 242.

    Provenance

    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.