• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 67

    A LARGE ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE PUNCH-BOWL

    CIRCA 1720, LONDON OR BRISTOL

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE PUNCH-BOWL
    CIRCA 1720, LONDON OR BRISTOL
    The exterior with trailing flowers between shaped blue lapet borders, with scrolls and flowerheads, quatrefoil panels of flowers and shells, and a border of stylised foliage, the deep foot with pendant stiff leaves between blue bands, the interior with a basket of flowers and with trailing flowersprays
    15¾ in. (40 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire, USA.