• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 80

    A BRISTOL DELFT POLYCHROME DISH

    CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

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    A BRISTOL DELFT POLYCHROME DISH
    CIRCA 1740
    Painted in iron-red, blue, yellow and green with a long-tailed bird perched on a flowering shrub, beside a pavilion and rockwork within an iron-red diaper and flower panelled border, the underside with circle and dash ornament
    12¾ in. (32.5 cm.) diam.


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    For a similar example, see Leslie Grigsby, The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware, London 2006, p. 155, no. D124.

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