• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 75

    A BRISTOL DELFT POLYCHROME PLATE

    CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

    A BRISTOL DELFT POLYCHROME PLATE
    CIRCA 1740
    Sketchily painted in manganese and blue with a swan swimming between a sponged tree and a pillar, beneath a cloudy sky
    8 7/8 in. (22.7 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Marsham Townshend Collection, no. 408.
    With A.F. Allbrook, London.
    Acquired from Alistair Sampson Antiques, London.