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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 75

    AN ENGLISH DELFT POLYCHROME OCTAGONAL ROYAL PORTRAIT PLATE

    CIRCA 1660-80, LONDON OR BRISLINGTON

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGLISH DELFT POLYCHROME OCTAGONAL ROYAL PORTRAIT PLATE
    CIRCA 1660-80, LONDON OR BRISLINGTON
    The centre with a half-length portrait of Charles II in blue with manganese hair, ochre crown and medallion and ochre sleeves to his robes, flanked by the initials CR within a double-line circular cartouche, two cracks to rim at 4 and 5 o'clock, flaking to rim on front and underside
    8 in. (20.4 cm.) wide


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    The only other recorded plate with a portrait of Charles II is illustrated in Anthony Ray, English Delftware in the Robert Hall Warren Collection (London, 1968), p.118, p. 18, pl. 6. It was formerly in the Harland Collection, sold Sotheby's London, 11th February 1931, lot 63.

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    Provenance

    Acquired from Alistair Sampson Antiques, 11 April 2003.