2 June 2015
A DUTCH DELFT FIGURE OF A HURDY-GURDY PLAYER AND A TRADESWOMAN AND A FIGURAL TABLE BELL
THE FIGURES CIRCA 1760-1775, SHE WITH A BLACK PAINTED 5, THE BELL DATED 1796
Each figure modeled standing, he with his instrument about his neck, she with a basket under one arm; the bell surmounted by a figure holding his hat under one arm, the bell molded and enriched in iron-red with the date
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high, the musician; 5 ½ in. (13.8 cm.) high, the bell
The Frits Philips Collection, 'De Wielewaal', Eindhoven, Brabant (the first).
Acquired from Aronson Antiquairs of Amsterdam (the first).
Mark & Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire (the second and third).
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Aronson Antiquaires, Dutch Delftware, Amsterdam, 2007, cat. no. 44 (the first).
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION FORMED BY BENJAMIN F. EDWARDS III (LOTS 42-55)
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