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    CORNELIS DE BRUIN
    An Extremely Rare Dordtsche Kunstpotterij Earthenware Clock Garniture, 1903-1906
    Marks: all with painted factory mark
    13-3/8 inches (34.0 cm) high, clock
    10 inches (25.5 cm) high, each vase

    LITERATURE:
    T.M. Elïens and F. Leidelmejer, Kunstnijverheid in Nederland 1880-1940, Bussum, 1997, p. 57 (actual piece);
    Cf. J.M. de Groot in Antiek, no. 10, 1974, p. 828, fig. 11, for a contemporary photograph of a similar set.


    Condition Report*: Good but for several shallow chips to the base and a shallow chip to the ear of one of the mice. Numerous minor firing glaze imperfections. Timepiece with key and pendulum.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    10th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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