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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 7

    A LONDON DELFT CYLINDRICAL MUSTARD-POT

    PERHAPS LAMBETH, CIRCA 1730-35

    Price Realised  

    A LONDON DELFT CYLINDRICAL MUSTARD-POT
    PERHAPS LAMBETH, CIRCA 1730-35
    Painted around the body in iron-red with trailing flowering branches and scattered leaves between blue-line borders, the scroll handle with blue-dash ornament (very slight chipping to upper rim)
    2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high


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    A sugar-pot and cover, bearing the same type of iron-red asymmetric flower sprigs with hatched petals is illustrated by Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware, Catalogue (London, 2000), p.376, cat. no. D341, where further pieces with closely related decoration are listed. An example of a mustard-pot of very similar form and size, and with a cover, was sold in these Rooms on 11th December 2000, lot 2.

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