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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 135

    A BRISLINGTON DELFT DATED POLYCHROME ROYALIST CHARGER

    1685

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    A BRISLINGTON DELFT DATED POLYCHROME ROYALIST CHARGER
    1685
    The pale-blue ground with a central ochre, blue and ermine-lined crown above the date 1685 in manganese within a broad border of manganese-outlined dark and pale-blue foliage, the underside pierced for hanging and with a buff slip and lead glaze, crack at 4 o'clock towards the right hand side of the crown and with associated rim chip to the underside, some minute rim flaking
    13¼ in. (33.7 cm.) diameter


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    Louis L. Lipski and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware London, 1984, p. 34, no. 67 & 80 illustrate similar examples dated 1686 and 1687 with flower and meandering foliage borders in the City Art Gallery Manchester (Greg Collection, no. 167) and City Museum and Art Gallery Birmingham (71'41).

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    Provenance

    Earl Bathurst, sold Christie's London, 21 May 1973, lot 1.
    Acquired from Alistair Sampson, April 1987.


    Literature

    Louis L. Lipski and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware, London, 1984, no. 78.