6 July 2011
Pieter de Ring (Leiden c. 1615-1660)
A façon-de-Venise wine glass and a peeled orange, with oysters, crabs and shrimp on a silver platter, and oranges and grapes, on a partly draped wooden table
signed with the artist's device of a ring (lower right)
oil on panel
17 5/8 x 13 5/8 in. (44.8 x 34.6 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Phillips, Son & Neale, London, 23 February 1976, lot 63 (£8,200).
with Richard Green, London, 1976.
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We are grateful to Fred Meijer, of the RKD, The Hague, for confirming the attribution, on the basis of photographs.
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