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    Sale 7813

    Glin Castle - A Knight in Ireland

    7 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 151

    A DELFTWARE BLUE AND WHITE ARMORIAL OCTAGONAL PLATE

    CIRCA 1760, ENGLISH OR POSSIBLY IRISH

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A DELFTWARE BLUE AND WHITE ARMORIAL OCTAGONAL PLATE
    CIRCA 1760, ENGLISH OR POSSIBLY IRISH
    Painted with a coat-of-arms within a brown line rim, minor chipping and flaking to rim
    8½ in. (21.6 cm.) wide


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    At the time of the Castletown Exhibition, the arms were unidentified, the sinister impalement resembling the arms of O'Brien, leading to a tentative attribution to the Limerick works of John Stritch. Francis (Ibid.) re-interprets the arms as Ludlow of Shropshire impailing Kynaston.

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    Literature

    Peter Francis, Irish Delftware, an Illustrated History, London, 2000, fig. 114, pp.103-4.


    Exhibited

    Irish Delftware, an Exhibition of 18th Century Irish Delftware at Castletown House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare, 21 October - 29 December 1971, no. 10, p.40.
    Jonathan Horne, Irish Delftware Exhibition, 2000.