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    Sale 12195

    Living With Art

    14 - 15 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 549

    THREE BRISTOL DELFT CHINOISERIE THREE DISHES AND A BOWL

    CIRCA 1750-1760, THE PLATE ATTRIBUTED TO THE JOSEPH FLOWERS FACTORY, TWO CHARGERS POSSIBLY BY MICHAEL EDKINS

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    THREE BRISTOL DELFT CHINOISERIE THREE DISHES AND A BOWL
    CIRCA 1750-1760, THE PLATE ATTRIBUTED TO THE JOSEPH FLOWERS FACTORY, TWO CHARGERS POSSIBLY BY MICHAEL EDKINS
    together with a Liverpool plate painted in the Fazackerly palette with flowers
    11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm.) diameter, the chargers


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Rogers Fund, 1930 (both chargers and the Liverpool plate).
    Gift of Frank Stoner, 1930 (the charger with river scene).
    With Stoner & Evans, London, January 1930 (the bowl to Mrs. J. Insley Blair)
    Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair, 1933 (the landscape charger), 1940 (the bowl).


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund


    Literature

    G.B. Honey, English Pottery and Porcelain, London, 1933, pp. 46, 176 (the plate attributed to Michael Edkins).
    Avery, “A Gift of European Pottery”, Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, August 1940, o.s. 35, no. 8, p. 166 (notes on the bowl).