AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH POLYCHROME DISH
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AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH POLYCHROME DISH

CIRCA 1740, PROBABLY LAMBETH

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AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH POLYCHROME DISH
CIRCA 1740, PROBABLY LAMBETH
Painted in blue, green, yellow and iron-red with a stylised bird below an insect, between sponged trees, on a grassy mound, within blue lines and dash border, the reverse with a tin-glaze (small restored rim chips, filled hairline crack, minor glaze cracks and chipping)
10 3/8 in. (26.3 cm.) diam.
Provenance
Anonymous; Sotheby's, New York, 20 October 1993, lot 53.
Louis L. Lipski; Sotheby's, London, 10 March 1981, lot 87.
Literature
Tristram Jellinek, 'Bird Decoration in English Delftware', The Antiques Collector, February 1973, p. 16, fig. 2.
Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Catalogue, Vol. II, D145.
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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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See the similarly decorated dish sold Christie's, London, 7 November 1977, lot 36.

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