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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 3

    AN ENGLISH DELFT POLYCHROME PUNCH BOWL AND CHARGER

    CIRCA 1750, PROBABLY LONDON

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    AN ENGLISH DELFT POLYCHROME PUNCH BOWL AND CHARGER
    CIRCA 1750, PROBABLY LONDON
    Each painted in bright colors with a parrot perched amongst flowering branches and rockwork
    12 in. (30.4 cm.) diameter, the charger (2)


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    See Frank Britton, English Delftware in the Bristol Collection, Hampshire, 1982, p. 296, pl. 19.14 for a similar example of this popular pattern.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND (LOTS 2-5)