18 June 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 49,250
Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000
A LONDON DELFT POLYCHROME BLUE-DASH ROYAL PORTRAIT CHARGER
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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Acquired from Jellinek & Sampson Antiques, November 1974.