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    Sale 2133

    American Furniture and Decorative Arts including English and Dutch Delft

    23 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 137

    AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH ROYAL PORTRAIT CHARGER

    CIRCA 1714-1727, PROBABLY LONDON

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH ROYAL PORTRAIT CHARGER
    CIRCA 1714-1727, PROBABLY LONDON
    Painted with a portrait of King George I standing between blue sponged trees wearing his crown and ermine-lined cloak, an orb in his right hand, a scepter in his left, the initials GR flanking his head
    13¼ in. (33.6 cm.) diam.


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    For a similar royal portrait charger identified as of George II but with the king similarly garbed and posed between sponged trees, see Leslie B. Grigsby, et al., The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware, London, 2000, vol. 2, cat. no. D50.

    Provenance

    With Stoner & Evans, London.
    With Alistair Sampson, London.


    Saleroom Notice

    PLEASE NOTE THAT DUTCH AND ENGLISH DELFT (LOTS 117-149) WILL START THE SALE AT 2 P.M. and not at approximately 11 a.m. as stated on the title page of the printed catalogue.