14 - 16 December 2010
THE PROPERTY OF THE ELISABETH VAN THÜRINGEN FOUNDATION, FORMERLY THE GROTE OR ST. ELISABETH GASTHUYS, HAARLEM (LOTS 202-208, 469)
TWO DUTCH BRASS HANDLES
Each with a turned pin with a hole for a steel attaching pen, issuing a shaped loop headed by griffin heads with grotesque boss and ribbed sides
15 cm. high x 17 cm. wide (2)
On loan to the Vrouwe & Antonie Gasthuys, Haarlem, Regentenkamer, until 2010.
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K. Sluyterman, Huisraad en Binnehuis, Den Haag, 1948, p. 74, Fig. 81.
The present handles are depicted on a watercolour by J. Fabius from ca. 1850, and on a watercolour by Willem Johan Boogaard (1842-1888) from 1856. Both works are in the collection of Kennemerland.
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