A LONDON DELFT POLYCHROME DATED MODEL OF A SHOE
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A LONDON DELFT POLYCHROME DATED MODEL OF A SHOE

1722, PROBABLY LONDON OR BRISTOL

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A LONDON DELFT POLYCHROME DATED MODEL OF A SHOE
1722, PROBABLY LONDON OR BRISTOL
In the form of a lady's shoe, with a moulded oval buckle, painted in blue, iron-red and green with bands of flowers and scrolling foliage and overlapping leaves enclosing vignettes of insects among stylised chinoiserie flowers, the high heel with leaf-ornament, the underside initialled and dated A/T·P/1722 (minor cracking and chipping to glaze)
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high
Provenance
Mrs. Coleman Curtis.
The Estate of Mrs. Edith Pitts-Curtis; Owen F. Valentine & Co., Virginia, 22-23 October 1994, lot 385.
Literature
Louis L. Lipski and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware, London, 1984, p.413, no. 1727.
Leslie B. Grigsby, 'Dated English Delftware and Slipware in the Longridge Collection', The Magazine Antiques, June 1999, 155, no. 6, pp. 882-3, pl. 13. Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Catalogue, Vol. II, D361.
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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

For a similarly decorated shoe initialled and dated KB 1710, see Jonathan Horne, A Collection of Early English Pottery, London, 1982, Part II, no. 35.

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