• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 71

    A BRISTOL DELFT CHINOISERIE POLYCHROME DISH

    CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    A BRISTOL DELFT CHINOISERIE POLYCHROME DISH
    CIRCA 1750
    Naively painted in blue, green, yellow and iron-red with an Oriental figure with a skipping rope against three mounds of blue and green rockwork, with stylised green sponged trees and two-tiered lookouts
    13 5/8 in. (34.5 cm.) diam.


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    For similar examples, see Frank Britton, English Delftware in the Bristol Collection, London 1982, plate 11.45 and F.H. Garner and Michael Archer, English Delftware, London 1972, pl. 70L.

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    Provenance

    Acquired from Jonathan Horne, London.