14 November 2012
Circle of Jacob Gillig (Utrecht c.1636-1701)
A copper pot and lid, a knive, a crab, several fish, mussels, seaweed and a wicker basket, all on a wooden table
oil on canvas, unframed
89.2 x 111 cm.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 17 July 1981, lot 127, as Cornelis-Jacobsz. van Delft.
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Please note that this lot will be sold with no reserve.
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