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Four Delft Polychrome Chargers

Auction:
2981T
Lot:
1608
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
Discovery - 2981T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 09, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Four Delft Polychrome Chargers, 18th century, with red, green, and blue polychrome decoration comprised of a central blossom surrounded by foliate and floral designs, (imperfections), dia. to 13 1/2 in.

Note: This pattern is referred to as "Peasant Delft" in a major delft reference volume, Fourest's Delftware. An example exactly like those in the present lot is shown there, and listed as being from the collection of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, (plate 149).
Estimate $500-700

One charger with repaired breaks, one with repair to an area of the rim. All have scattered edge chips.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Paris, Delft, Delftware, Polychrome, Tiling, Visual arts

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