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TWO DELFT POLYCHROME DRUG-JARS
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TWO DELFT POLYCHROME DRUG-JARS

EARLY 17TH CENTURY, PROBABLY LONDON

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TWO DELFT POLYCHROME DRUG-JARS
EARLY 17TH CENTURY, PROBABLY LONDON
The first of waisted cylindrical form, painted in blue and manganese with an interlocking zig-zag pattern between concentric lines, the second of swelling cylindrical form, painted in yellow and blue with a dentil-pattern band between concentric lines and dash-ornament (restoration to both)
the first -- 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) high, the second -- 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high (2)
Provenance
With Jonathan Horne, London.
Literature
Jonathan Horne, A Collection of English Pottery, London, 1992, Part XII, nos. 319-320.
Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Catalogue, Vol. II, D390 and 391.
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Lot Essay

Jonathan Horne notes the present jars were excavated, 'These...were found in the vacinity of Little Britain, an area just outside the city walls at Aldersgate.' The waisted albarello may have originated in Aldgate and the second example perhaps from Southwark.

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