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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 23

    A LONDON DELFT WHITE FLOWER-VASE

    CIRCA 1650-60, PROBABLY SOUTHWARK

    Price Realised  

    A LONDON DELFT WHITE FLOWER-VASE
    CIRCA 1650-60, PROBABLY SOUTHWARK
    The oviform body with three scrolls and three apertures to the shoulder beneath a short neck and waved flange to the rim, on a circular spreading foot, restored chips to rims, apertures and scrolls
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) high


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    A similar example, also from the Lipski Collection, was sold in the John Philip Kassebaum Collection, Sotheby's London, 7th October 1992, lot 12. See also Michael Archer and Brian Morgan, Fair as China Dishes, English Delftware, From the Collection of Mrs. Marion Morgan and Brian Morgan, International Exhibitions Foundation 1977-1979, Exhibition Catalogue, Washington, 1977, p. 31, no. 12. The two dated examples recorded by Louis L. Lipski and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware, London, 1984, p. 355, nos. 1564 and 1565 are dated 1650 and 1661 respectively.

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    Provenance

    Louis Lipski (collection label no. 964), sold Sotheby's London, 10th March 1981, lot 13.
    Acquired from Jonathan Horne, London, 18th March 1981.