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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 78

    A LONDON DELFT POLYCHROME BLUE-DASH ROYAL PORTRAIT CHARGER

    CIRCA 1685

    Price Realised  

    A LONDON DELFT POLYCHROME BLUE-DASH ROYAL PORTRAIT CHARGER
    CIRCA 1685
    Painted with James II standing in his coronation robes holding the orb and sceptre enriched in brown flanked by the initials I 2/R and with two three-tiered trees with blue and manganese branches within a triple blue line concentric surround and blue-dash border, the underside with pale-brown slip and a lead glaze, restored rim chip to centre, small damage to body to left of the right-hand tree and some minor flaking to rim
    12 5/8 in. (34.5 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Jellinek & Sampson Antiques, November 1974.