26 January 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 6,875
AN ENGLISH DELFT PORTRAIT CHARGER OF CHARLES II
Painted with the Sovereign seated astride a steed and holding a baton, beneath the initials CKS and flanked by sponged trees, within a double blue line and blue-dash rim, on a circular foot
13½ in. (34.2 cm.) diameter
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See Robert Hall Warren, "Blue Dash Chargers", English Ceramic Circle Transactions, no. 4, London, 1937, p. 21, here the author suggests that as the King has lost his hat he is likely in flight.
With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.