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    Sale 2133

    American Furniture and Decorative Arts including English and Dutch Delft

    23 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 134

    AN ENGLISH DELFT CHINOISERIE OBLONG OCTAGONAL TUREEN STAND OR MEAT PLATTER

    SECOND HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY LONDON

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGLISH DELFT CHINOISERIE OBLONG OCTAGONAL TUREEN STAND OR MEAT PLATTER
    SECOND HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY LONDON
    The cavetto painted in blue on a pale blue ground within a cloud-scroll band with a pagoda at the left, flowering peonies within a fretwork fence at the right, the border with foliate scrolls and flowers suspended from cell and diaper pattern cartouches
    22½ in. (57.2 cm.) long


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    See Michael Archer, Delftware, The Tin-Glazed Earthenware of the British Isles, Catalogue of the Collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1997, p. 341, cat. no. G.25 for a similar stand noted as related to another in the collection of the Ashmoleon Museum, Oxford (Ray Hall Warren No 179).

    Saleroom Notice

    New archeological research points toward Mortlake on the south bank of the Thames as the source of this dish.


    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.


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