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A LONDON DELFT POLYCHROME MOLDED OVAL DISH
A LONDON DELFT POLYCHROME MOLDED OVAL DISH

CIRCA 1635-1640, SOUTHWARK, PROBABLY PICKLEHERRING QUAY

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A LONDON DELFT POLYCHROME MOLDED OVAL DISH
CIRCA 1635-1640, SOUTHWARK, PROBABLY PICKLEHERRING QUAY
In the manner of Bernard Palissy, molded and applied with a snake, lizards, frogs and shells among leaves, enriched in blue, manganese, yellow, ochre and green
17¾ in. (45.1 cm.) wide
Provenance
With Winifred Williams, Eastbourne, England.
John Philip Kassebaum; Sotheby's, London, 7 October 1992, lot 18.
Literature
Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Catalogue, Vol. II, D6.

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For both an English delft dish decorated in the 'rustic' style of Bernard Palissy, the reverse initialed 'I/EA' and dated 1638 and for a French Palissy style prototype, see Bernard Rackham, Catalogue of The Glaisher Collection of Pottery & Porcelain in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, Woodbridge, 1987, Vol. I, p. 179, no. 1399 and Vol. I, p. 228, no. 1809 and Vol. II, pl. 135B. Also see Louis L. Lipski and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware, Tin-Glazed Earthenware 1600-1800, London, 1984, p. 38, no. 92, cl. pl. I. for the dated example.

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