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D2085. Blue and White Model of a Sleigh

Delftware, probably Amsterdam, circa 1765

The scroll-shaped body painted on either side with a landscape scene with a large building and trees, the front with a floral motif pendent from a scrolling leaf, the back with a figure of an ice skater.

Height: 14 cm. (5.5 in.); Length: 11.3 cm. (4.4 in.)

This ornamental object is modeled in the shape of an ice sleigh of the type that provided a lady with a comfortable pleasure ride on the ice, while propelled by a skating gentleman.

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