• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 163

    A LONDON DELFT POLYCHROME FARMYARD PLATE

    CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LONDON DELFT POLYCHROME FARMYARD PLATE
    CIRCA 1740
    Naively painted in blue and green with a large cockerel flanked by a flowering plant and grasses, on a blue and green mound
    8 7/8 in. (22.7 cm.) diam.


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    Similar examples are illustrated in Leslie Grigsby, The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware, London 2006, p. 176, nos. D138, D139 and D140.

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    Provenance

    with Jonathan Horne, London.
    The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware, Connecticut, USA.
    Acquired from Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire, USA.