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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 263

    A TIN-GLAZED BLUE AND WHITE BARBER'S BOWL

    CIRCA 1720, PROBABLY DUTCH

    Price Realised  

    A TIN-GLAZED BLUE AND WHITE BARBER'S BOWL
    CIRCA 1720, PROBABLY DUTCH
    Of circular form with a broad rim with a semi-circular segment cut out for the neck, naively painted with barbers' utensils, including: shears, two razors, two combs, a mirror and a skull and cross bones, the rim pierced for hanging, crack around well and chipping and flaking to rim
    10 3/8 in. (26.3 cm.) diameter


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    Frank Britton, London Delftware, London, 1987, p. 144, no. 124 illustrates a closely similar example in the Museum of London (no.A. 22310). A further example formerly in the G.E. Howard Collection is discussed in Bryony Hudson (ed.), English Delftware Drug Jars The Collection of the Museum of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, London, 2006, p. 258, Cat. 225.

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    Provenance

    Acquired from Jellinek & Sampson Antiques, 16 June 1978.