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    Sale 2133

    American Furniture and Decorative Arts including English and Dutch Delft

    23 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 117

    SIXTY-NINE DUTCH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE FRUIT TILES (FRUITSTILLEVEN TEGELS)

    CIRCA 1620-1640

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    SIXTY-NINE DUTCH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE FRUIT TILES (FRUITSTILLEVEN TEGELS)
    Circa 1620-1640
    Each painted with a still life of fruit, a four-petal flower at each corner: eight with an insect hovering above pears and cherries, a joined stem of two at the right; four with the same vignette without the insect; seven with a similar scene, only one cherry at the right, the insect in the foreground, a leafy stem extending from the fruit to the left; five similar but with no leaves, the insect perched on the fruit; three with just fruit, no insect and no leaves, a single cherry in the foreground; one with the same vignette without the single cherry; twenty-eight with grapes included in the mix of fruit; thirteen with bowls of fruit
    4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) square (69)


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    See Dingeman Korf, Tegels, Haarlem, 1979, p. 124, fig. 408 for similar 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.


    Pre-Lot Text

    A COLLECTION OF DUTCH TILES AND TILE PICTURES
    (Lots 117-133)