(2)  A large Dutch Delft blue and white oval wall sconce and silver candlestick holder
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(2) A large Dutch Delft blue and white oval wall sconce and silver candlestick holder

THE DELFT MARKED IG ABOVE 4, 1720-1740, THE SILVER BY BEGEER, UTRECHT, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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(2) A large Dutch Delft blue and white oval wall sconce and silver candlestick holder
THE DELFT MARKED IG ABOVE 4, 1720-1740, THE SILVER BY BEGEER, UTRECHT, LATE 19TH CENTURY
In the Baroque style, inspired by Marot, the central oval cabochon finely painted with an elaborate fruit basket flanked by winged cherubs surrounded by symmetrical ornaments, birds and insects, with two cylindrical protruding holders, surrounded by a border moulded in relief with fruit baskets and scrolling flower branches, the upper part with an amorino above an aperture flanked by grotesque herms wearing a cross, surmounted by a large shell crest modelled in relief, the lower part with another larger amorino, the two-branched silver candlestick holder with acanthus ornaments (the shell with a crack)
52 cm. high (2)
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Christie's charges a Buyer's premium calculated at 23.205% of the hammer price for each lot with a value up to €110,000. If the hammer price of a lot exceeds €110,000 then the premium for the lot is calculated at 23.205% of the first €110,000 plus 11.9% of any amount in excess of €110,000. Buyer's Premium is calculated on this basis for each lot individually.

Lot Essay

Cf. J. Boyazogly, Les fauiences de Delft, Paris, 1980, p. 74, ill. 88.

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