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    Sale 12195

    Living With Art

    14 - 15 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 550

    A BRISTOL DELFT BRICK AND THREE PLATES

    CIRCA 1750-1760, THE PLATE WITH BLUE BASKET OF FLOWERS ATTRIBUTED TO LIMEKILN LANE, THE PLATE WITH FIGURES IN MANGANESE WITH FLOWERS ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN BOWEN

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A BRISTOL DELFT BRICK AND THREE PLATES
    CIRCA 1750-1760, THE PLATE WITH BLUE BASKET OF FLOWERS ATTRIBUTED TO LIMEKILN LANE, THE PLATE WITH FIGURES IN MANGANESE WITH FLOWERS ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN BOWEN
    8 ¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diameter, the figural plate


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    F. Rathbone, London (the powdered manganese plate).
    Rogers Fund, 1913 (powdered manganese plate).
    Gift of Mrs. Russell S. Carter, 1938 (the two scenic plates).
    Purchase, Anita M. Linzee Bequest, 1936 (the brick).


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund


    Literature

    Avery, "English Pottery - Recent Acquisition", Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, March 1937, o.s. 32, p. 66.