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143

Attributed to Henri-Desiré van Blarenberghe

A village encampment

VAT reduced rateRestricted Species

Estimate:

600

to
- 800 GBP

Property from the collection of the late Dr Erika Pohl-Ströher (1919-2016)

Attributed to Henri-Desiré van Blarenberghe

Attributed to Henri-Desiré van Blarenberghe

A village encampment

A village encampment

Estimate:

600

to
- 800 GBP

Property from the collection of the late Dr Erika Pohl-Ströher (1919-2016)

Henri-Desiré van Blarenberghe

Lille 1734 - 1812 Paris

A village encampment 


Fixè-sous-verre, set in the lid of a tortoiseshell-lined lacquer box with gold mounts, indistinct makers mark, charge mark of Julien Alaterre, date letter F (1769-1770), discharge mark of Henry Clevel, 1780-1782 

The miniature: 71 mm. Diam; The box 33 mm. (height) 80 mm. (width)

The miniature: Blistering in several places. The box: lacquer discolouring. Otherwise good.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

This lot contains endangered species. Sotheby's recommends that buyers check with their own government regarding any importation requirements prior to placing a bid. For example, US regulations restrict or prohibit the import of certain items to protect wildlife conservation. Please note that Sotheby's will not assist buyers with the shipment of this lot to the US. A buyer's inability to export or import these lots cannot justify a delay in payment or sale cancellation.
Maxime Hébert (1853-1945), Paris;
Ernst Holzscheiter, Meilen;
sale, London, Sotheby's, 9 June 1986, lot 16;
Sale, Geneva, Sotheby's, 12 May 1988, lot 213;
where acquired by Dr Erika Pohl-Ströher (1919-2016)
M. Maillet-Chassagne & I. de Chateau-Thierry, Catalogue raisonné des oeuvres des Van Blarenberghe 1680-1826, Lille, 2004, p. 496, no. 5-120-8
Geneva, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Chefs-d'oeuvre de la miniature et de la gouache, 1956, lot 42