• 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 242

    TWO DUTCH DELFT SHAPED ORANGIST PORTRAIT CHARGERS

    CIRCA 1690, BLUE PAINTED 20, GREEN X OR T MARK

    Price Realised  

    TWO DUTCH DELFT SHAPED ORANGIST PORTRAIT CHARGERS
    CIRCA 1690, BLUE PAINTED 20, GREEN X OR T MARK
    One scalloped and gadrooned dish with a half-length portrait of the crowned King William III supported on a tulip vine, the initials K and W flanking his head; the other with William as prince between the initials PW and 03, an orange vine below, the borders of both with trailing tulip vine
    13¼ in. (33.7 cm.) diameter (2)


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    Cf. D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer, Delft, Niederländische Fayence, Munich, 1984, p. 331, no. 404.

    Provenance

    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.