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    Sale 5323

    British Ceramics & Glass 1630-1830

    14 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 13


    CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    CIRCA 1780
    Printed in black by Guy Green of Liverpool with the face of a sundial with Roman numerals arranged around a crescent, inscribed LONDON Lat. 51:32/BRISTOL Lat.51:30 below the name GUY GREEN./LIVERPOOL.
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) sq.

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    Together Guy Green (a Liverpool printer) and John Sadler established the 'Printed Ware Manufactory' in 1756. Green went on to run the business after Sadler's retirement in 1770.
    According to Jonathan Horne's English Tin-Glazed Tiles, (London, 1989), pl. 723, only one printed design by the factory bears just Green's name.

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