26 January 2010
A SILVER-MOUNTED DUTCH DELFT TABLE FOUNTAIN FIGURE
SECOND HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY A PRODUCT OF DE WITTE STARRE
Modeled as a toper filling his cup while seated astride a barrel labeled for red wine
13¼ in. (33.3. cm.) high
With Edwin van Drecht, Amsterdam.
With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.
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For another of similar form in the Gemeentemuseum, Arnhem, see D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer, Delft, Niederländische Fayence, Munich, 1984, p. 227, no. 123.
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