Arent van Bolten (about 1573 – 1633)

Lamp in the form of a Grotesque Bird Model: Amsterdam or Zwolle, about 1620; Cast: Northern Europe, probably about 1900 Bronze 17 cm high The model for this curious creature can be traced to a series of drawings of grotesque beasts, in the then fashionable auricular (or ‘ear-like’) style, by the Dutch designer and silversmith … Read more