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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 168

    A LONDON DELFT TULIP CHARGER

    CIRCA 1670

    Price Realised  

    A LONDON DELFT TULIP CHARGER
    CIRCA 1670
    Of large size, painted with ochre and managanese tulips with pale-green manganese-edged foliage within a blue and manganese concentric line border, several small cracks to rim, rim chipping at 2 and 8 o'clock, small glaze damage to centre
    15¾ in. (40 cm.) diameter


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    A strikingly similar example is illustrated in Frank Britton, English Delftware in the Bristol Collection, London, 1982, p. 56, no. 3.18. Interestingly three related dishes are known where the central flower is replaced with a dated medallion ranging in date between 1663 and 1675.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's London, 25 November 1997, lot 183.
    Acquired from Alistair Sampson, 4 December 1997.