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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 139

    A LONDON DELFT DATED ARMORIAL BLUE AND WHITE PLATE

    1695

    Price Realised  

    A LONDON DELFT DATED ARMORIAL BLUE AND WHITE PLATE
    1695
    Painted with three figures, one seated before a sphere flanked by two others holding astronomical instruments within an oval foliage cartouche cornered by scrolling foliage and with the arms of the City of London and another with a mask below, all flanked by the initials MHI the date 1695 below, the scale-pattern border reserved with five panels of fruit and flowerheads, very slight rim flaking
    9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    With D.M. & P. Manheim.
    Acquired from Jellinek & Sampson Antiques, 15 February 1979.


    Literature

    Louis L. Lipski and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware, London, 1984, no. 204.