A LONDON DELFT INSCRIBED AND DATED ARMORIAL BLUE AND WHITE WINE-BOTTLE
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A LONDON DELFT INSCRIBED AND DATED ARMORIAL BLUE AND WHITE WINE-BOTTLE

1650, SOUTHWARK, PICKLEHERRING QUAY OR MONTAGUE CLOSE

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A LONDON DELFT INSCRIBED AND DATED ARMORIAL BLUE AND WHITE WINE-BOTTLE
1650, SOUTHWARK, PICKLEHERRING QUAY OR MONTAGUE CLOSE
Of conventional type, painted with the arms of the Worshipful Company of Parish Clerks below the date 1650, flanked by the name THOMAS WIBRON above flourishes (very minor stained crazing)
6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) high
Provenance
Anonymous; Sotheby's, London, 17 April 1973, lot 176.
Anonyous; Phillips, London, 11 September 1991, lot 365. With Jonathan Horne, London.
Literature
Louis L. Lipski and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware, London, 1984, p. 327, no. 1396.
Leslie B. Grigsby, 'Dated English Delftware and Slipware in the Longridge Collection', The Magazine Antiques, June 1999, 155, no. 6, pp. 880-881, pl. 11.
Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Catalogue, Vol. II, D224.
Aileen Dawson, English and Irish Delftware 1570-1840, London, 2010, p. 108, no. 40 (2) cited.
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.

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Lot Essay

A closely related wine-bottle of the same date made for John Smith, Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Pewterers, probably on the occasion of his marriage to Margery Dunch at New Market All Saints is illustrated in the catalogue of delftware in the British Museum collection, see Aileen Dawson, English and Irish Delftware 1570-1840, London, 2010, pp. 108-9, no. 40 (2) where the present bottle is cited.

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