• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5927

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    29 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 120

    AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH ROYAL EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT CHARGER

    1685-1705, LONDON, BRISLINGTON OR BRISTOL

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    AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH ROYAL EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT CHARGER
    1685-1705, LONDON, BRISLINGTON OR BRISTOL
    Painted with an equestrian portrait of King William wearing a crown and ermine-lined blue cloak on a rearing horse between stylized pines, the initials W R flanking his head
    14 in. (35.6 cm.) diam.


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    For a similar royal portrait charger, see Leslie B. Grigsby, et al., The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware, London, 2000, vol. 2, cat. no. D13.

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