A DUTCH DELFT POLYCHROME 'BLIKSEMBORDEN' OR 'LIGHTNING' PATTERN SUGAR CASTER, CIRCA 1720
A DUTCH DELFT POLYCHROME 'BLIKSEMBORDEN' OR 'LIGHTNING' PATTERN SUGAR CASTER, CIRCA 1720
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Property from a Private Connecticut Collection

A DUTCH DELFT POLYCHROME 'BLIKSEMBORDEN' OR 'LIGHTNING' PATTERN SUGAR CASTER, CIRCA 1720

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD

Property from a Private Connecticut Collection

A DUTCH DELFT POLYCHROME 'BLIKSEMBORDEN' OR 'LIGHTNING' PATTERN SUGAR CASTER, CIRCA 1720

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD

Lot Sold:2,250USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private Connecticut Collection 

A DUTCH DELFT POLYCHROME 'BLIKSEMBORDEN' OR 'LIGHTNING' PATTERN SUGAR CASTER, CIRCA 1720


painted around the cylindrical body with three green-edged oval foliate panels alternating with colorful flowering plants and characteristic green zig-zag 'lightning' bolts, indistinct star mark probably for Die Witte Starr (The White Star) factory.

height 5 in.

12.7 cm

Condition Report

In overall good appearance. Some glaze loss around edge of shoulder rim. A band of spray around foot edge of caster, and a small patch to pierced top.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

 NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Guest & Gray, London, bearing label

STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics
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