29 - 30 November 2012
Property from the Estate of Benjamin F. Edwards III
TWO PAIRS OF DUTCH DELFT POLYCHROME MULES
ONE PAIR DATED 1732, THE OTHER CIRCA 1740-1760
Each pair of shoes painted with stylized foliate scrollwork, the first with a pinwheel to its inner sole and a yellow heel, the second pair enriched in gilt and edged with a checkered band, the soles manganese
5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) long (4)
Treasures from Hannover Cottage; Christie's, Amsterdam, 26-27 June 2007, lot 96 (the dated pair).
Acquired from Aronson Antiquairs of Amsterdam, 22 February 2008 (the doré pair).
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R.D. Aronson, Dutch Delftware, including selections from the Collection of Dr. F.H. Fentener van Vlissingen, Exhibition Catalogue, Amsterdam, 2008, p. 60, no. 37 (the doré pair).
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