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Lot 119. Christiaen Jansz. Striep ('s-Hertogenbosch c. 1633-1673 Amsterdam), A roemer and other glassware, with fruit in Wan-li and pewter dishes, on a partially draped table, oil on canvas, 17 ¼ x 13 7/8 in. (43.8 x 35.4 cm)Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,640 - USD 18,960)Price Realised GBP 20,000 (USD 25,120)© Christie's Images Ltd 2016.

ProvenanceMartin Aufhäuser (1875-1944), Munich, 
Confiscated from the above, 18 November 1938,
Recovered by the Monuments Men and sent to the Munich Central Collection Point, inv. 36120, 23 July 1946, 
Transferred to Wiesbaden, 25 May 1949, 
Restituted the heirs of Martin Aufhäuser, 2 December 1949, and thence by descent.

NoteWhile born in around 1633 in the town of ’s-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, Striep registered as a citizen in Amsterdam in 1657. It is likely that he had trained in the city, probably under Willem Kalf, whose influence is strongly felt in Striep’s careful compositions, sharp observations and meticulous technique.

Christie's. Old Masters Day Sale, 9 December 2016, London, King Street