04 juillet 2009

A collection of Dutch Delft sold @ Christie's Amsterdam

A Dutch Delft blue and white seven-tier pyramidal tulipiere. 19th Century, spuriously marked LPK for the Lampetkan factory Of quadrangular section, each waisted side painted with birds and flowers, divided on six tiers at the corners with upright spouts shaped as open lion mouths, the tapering pinacle at the top terminating in a bulb, the lower two segments supported each on four crouching lions, some restoration. 98.3 cm. high. Estimate €2,000 - €4,000 - Price Realized €13,750 A Dutch Delft blue and white holy water... [Lire la suite]