Important South African Art, Furniture, Silver and Ceramics

Live Auction, 26 September 2011

Furniture, Silver, Ceramics and Paintings Day Sale

Sold for

ZAR 10 539
Lot 79
  • A Dutch Delft blue and white snuff jar, de Drie Klokken, 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 4 000 - 6 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 10 539

About this Item

A Dutch Delft blue and white snuff jar, de Drie Klokken, 19th century

ovoid, painted with a seated Red Indian smoking a long clay pipe beside a jar inscribed 'St:Domingo', flanked by sailing ships to one side and containers to the other, one inscribed 'VOC', chips, underglaze-blue painted factory mark, 25,5cm high

Literature

cf. C.S. Woodward, Oriental Ceramics at the Cape of Good Hope 1652-1795, Cape Town, 1974, p 104, pl 130, where a similar example is illustrated

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