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AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT CHARGER
AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT CHARGER
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SYD LEVETHAN: THE LONGRIDGE COLLECTION
AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT CHARGER

CIRCA 1690, PROBABLY LONDON

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AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT CHARGER CIRCA 1690, PROBABLY LONDON Painted with a gentleman in armor, holding a baton or sword and wearing a broad-brimmed hat, on a rearing mount, flanked by shrubs, within a yellow band with blue dash-ornament, the reverse with a turquoise glaze 12 7/8 in. (32.9 cm.) diameter
Provenance
John Philip Kassebaum; Sotheby's, London, 1 October 1991, lot 46.
Literature
L.B. Grigsby, The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware, vol. 2, London, 2000, p. 63, cat. no. D30.

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The subject of this equestrian charger remains unattributed. Though the source may well be similar to royalist subjects often inspired by T. Van Merlen's engraving of William III, the general appearance of the present subject is that of a Parliamentarian in the the Civil War.

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