• 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 360

    TWO LONDON DELFT MODELS OF SHOES

    CIRCA 1710-1720

    Price Realised  

    TWO LONDON DELFT MODELS OF SHOES
    CIRCA 1710-1720
    Each with a high blue heel, a beaded buckle molded over the tongue at the instep, painted in blue and enriched in iron-red with flowers, a band of woven fretwork decoration extending down the center of the toe box
    4 in. (11 cm.) high; 6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) wide (2)


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    See Frank Britton, London Delftware, London, 1986, p. 140, pl. 8 & 9 for a similar shoe. Also see Jonathan Horne, A Collection of Early English Pottery, part II, no. 35, part IX, no. 224 and part XI, no. 296 for dated examples of related form.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 8 July 2008, lot 122.