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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 8

    AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE SWEETMEAT DISH

    CIRCA 1760, LONDON OR LIVERPOOL

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE SWEETMEAT DISH
    CIRCA 1760, LONDON OR LIVERPOOL
    Moulded with three fan-shaped sections on three bun feet, each compartment painted with a flowering branch below a shaped panel enclosing a stylised flower and scrollwork, the shaped rim and intersection with further flowers, leaves and scrolls (minor glaze chipping to rim)
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) wide


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    For three examples of sweetmeat dishes divided into three sections and decorated with flowers see Frank Britton, English Delftware in the Bristol Collection (London, 1982), p.137, nos. 9.36-9.38.

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