London, South Kensington
8 April 2004
A blue and white delft dish
CIRCA 1700, DUTCH OR PERHAPS ENGLISH
The centre with a bird perched on a bamboo branch issuing from pierced rockwork with flowers and foliage, the rim with stylised scrolls and scattered foliage divided by four cartouches painted with acanthus
13½ in. (34.5 cm.) diam.
Garner Collection, no. 46/L/E/X.
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F.H. Garner and Michael Archer, English Delftware (1972), p.15 and pl. 46B.
Sold with a letter dated 4th November 1968 from Michael Archer to the owner requesting permission to illustrate the dish in the updated version of English Delftware.
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