Madonna with Child. Oak, traces of original polychrome. Height 46 cm. The Netherlands. Jan Beekhuizen Kunst- en Antiekhandel vof (stand 236). TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015)
Provenance: Private collection, The Netherlands
Milk ewer. Pewter. Height 43 cm. Weight 5.860 gr. Marked ‘PISSAVY A LYON’ for Pierre Pissavy, Lyon, mid 19th century. Jan Beekhuizen Kunst- en Antiekhandel vof (stand 236). TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015)
This so called ‘cruche à lait’ is the largest known milk ewer of its kind. The spout is typical for Pissavy.
Provenance: Private collection, France
Literature: J.F.H.H. Beekhuizen, Pewter Ware 29. French pewter, Amsterdam, 2014, p. 72, 75
Jan Beekhuizen is the author of three books about European pewter. In 1979: ´Pewter from European Countries´ and in 1998 ´The Beauty of the old Pewter´ and in 2006 ’19th and 20th century stock pots, a collection’. In his shop you will also find: metalware (for example: bronze mortars),furniture and other collector items.
Jan Beekhuizen is co-founder and president of The Dutch Pewter Society (founded in 1993) and a member of The Pewter Society (England) and the Flemish Pewter Society.
He is since 1995 member of the expert team of the TV programm TUSSEN KUNST & KITSCH.
Jan Beekhuizen Kunst- en Antiekhandel vof. Directors: Jan Beekhuizen, Lydia Beekhuizen – Verhoeven