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An English delft blue and white flared vase
CIRCA 1750, PROBABLY BRISTOL
An English delft blue and white flared vase Circa 1750, probably Bristol
Of inverted bell shape with everted rim and two short double scroll handles, painted to one side with a figure of a lady in landscape with one arm raised, flanked by trees, the reverse with a tower and other buildings in a landscape, on a short spreading foot with sponged trees and fences (cracked, rim and footrim chips)
5½ in. (14 cm.) high
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
Cf. the example sold Sotheby's, 30th October 1973, lot 33.