Abraham van Beijeren (The Hague 1620/1-1690 Overschie)
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Abraham van Beijeren (The Hague 1620/1-1690 Overschie)

A blue and white porcelain bowl with fruit, a 'façon de Venise' of white wine, a leg of ham on a silver platter, a silver jug, a pocket watch, a silver plate with a peeled lemon and a crab all on a partially draped table

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Abraham van Beijeren (The Hague 1620/1-1690 Overschie)
A blue and white porcelain bowl with fruit, a 'façon de Venise' of white wine, a leg of ham on a silver platter, a silver jug, a pocket watch, a silver plate with a peeled lemon and a crab all on a partially draped table
signed with monogram 'AVB' (lower left)
oil on panel
52.5 x 74 cm.
Provenance
A. Ball, New York (according to an old label on reverse).
A. Hartog, Wassenaar, circa 1920, and by descent to the present owner.
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Lot Essay

We are grateful to Mr. Fred Meijer of the RKD, The Hague for confirming the attribution after inspection of the original (verbal communication, 15 March 2007) and suggesting that this is an early work by the artist of circa 1650.

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