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    Sale 7813

    Glin Castle - A Knight in Ireland

    7 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 45

    TWO DUBLIN DELFT PLATES

    CIRCA 1760-65, ONE WITH MANGANESE 6 MARK, THE WORLD'S END POTTERY, WILLIAM DELAMAIN & SAMUEL WILKINSON PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    TWO DUBLIN DELFT PLATES
    CIRCA 1760-65, ONE WITH MANGANESE 6 MARK, THE WORLD'S END POTTERY, WILLIAM DELAMAIN & SAMUEL WILKINSON PERIOD
    One painted with figures before classical ruins, the pedestal base of one column with an indistinct date, the other with figures among trees and ruined buildings, each with a border of flowers and leaves below drapery swags, both chipped and cracked
    9 7/8 in. (25.2 cm.) wide (2)


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    A similar plate was sold Christie's London, 2 November 1998, lot 57, whilst Peter Francis, ibid., colour plates 24 and 25 discusses pieces from similar services.

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    Provenance

    Miss H. M. E. James, sold Christie's London, 17 May 1976, lot 13 part.


    Literature

    Peter Francis, Irish Delftware, an Illustrated History, London, 2000, fig. 68a and 68b for the dated example.


    Exhibited

    Jonathan Horne, Irish Delftware Exhibition 2000.