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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 140

    A BRISTOL DELFT BLUE AND WHITE INSCRIBED AND DATED FOOTED PUNCH-BOWL

    1724

    Price Realised  

    A BRISTOL DELFT BLUE AND WHITE INSCRIBED AND DATED FOOTED PUNCH-BOWL
    1724
    The exterior with a bird perched on rockwork and with meandering flowering branches, beneath a panelled and lappet border with scrolls and flowers on a stepped domed foot with bands of meandering branches and insects and panelled blue and white flowers and scrolls counter- changed, the interior with the inscription Drink Fair/Dont Swear/1724 surrounded by flourishes and cross-within-diamond ornament, one side of the bowl extensively damaged and repaired with two filled in areas and filled in rivet holes, some chipping and flaking to rims
    12 in. (30.5 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Jellinek & Sampson, 19 September 1978.


    Literature

    Louis L. Lipski and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware, London, 1984, p. 244, no. 1067.