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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 22

    A LONDON DELFT WHITE TAPERING CYLINDRICAL MUG

    CIRCA 1650-55, PROBABLY SOUTHWARK

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    A LONDON DELFT WHITE TAPERING CYLINDRICAL MUG
    CIRCA 1650-55, PROBABLY SOUTHWARK
    With grooved loop handle, the body with eight vertical bands of relief prunts or bosses, slight chipping to edge of handle and rim
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) high


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    Frank Britton, London Delftware, London, 1987, p. 119, pl. 63 illustrates a similar example from the J. G. Joicey Bequest, in the Museum of London (A.13469). See also the dated mug of 1653 of closely similar form, from the collection of the late Marquess of Bute, sold Christie's King Street, 5th December 1994, lot 3 and now in the Longridge Collection, illustrated by Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware, London, 2000, p. 263, no. D 235.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale Sotheby's London, 2nd October 1984, lot 117.
    Acquired from Alistair Sampson, 18th October 1984.