21 January 2003
A PAIR OF DUTCH DELFT WHITE MODELS OF PRANCING HORSES
Mid 18th century
Each modeled prancing with its head turned towards the same direction as the opposing raised foreleg, fringed saddle blankets beneath the saddle, moulded vined trailing down the center of the canted rectangular base
9 3/8in. (23.8cm.) high; 9in. (23cm.) long (2)
Dr. Jan Boyazoglu, no. 132, Dutch Delft from the Collection of Dr. Jan Boyazoglu, Sotheby's New York, 28 January 1986, lot 149
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Dr. Jan Boyazoglu & Louis de Neuville, Les Faiences de Delft, p. 121, plate 133.
A similar white horse but with a rider is in the collection of the Rijksmuseum; see D.F.Lunsingh Scheurleer, Delft, Niederländische Fayence, Munich, 1984, p. 327, fig. 394.
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