London, South Kensington
21 October 1999
A Bristol delft powdered-manganese-ground blue and white plate
painted with a waterside fortress and sailboats within an octagonal panel, the border painted with sprays of flowers within alternate hexagonal and flower-shaped cartouches, circa 1740 -- 33.5cm. diam.
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Cf. John C. Austin, British Delft at Williamsburg (1994), p. 161, pl. 261.
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