23 January 2009
A DUTCH DELFT TILE PICTURE OF A FLORAL STILL-LIFE
Of twenty-four tiles, painted in manganese red in the manner of a 17th century Dutch still life painting with a gadrooned footed vase filled with a formal arrangement of flowers on a ledge, butterflies and other small insects buzzing overhead, the whole within a frame of foliate scrolls
30 x 20 in. (76.2 x 50.8 cm.), within a modern wood frame
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For a similar example within a variant frame, see anonymous sale, Sotheby's, Amsterdam, 12 October 2004, lot 5.
PLEASE NOTE THAT DUTCH AND ENGLISH DELFT (LOTS 117-149) WILL START THE SALE AT 2 P.M. and not at approximately 11 a.m. as stated on the title page of the printed catalogue.
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