18 June 2008
A BRISTOL DELFT BLUE AND WHITE RECTANGULAR FLOWER-BRICK
Sketchily painted with Oriental figures in a landscape holding a fan and a parasol, the ends with a bird on a flowering plant, the top pierced with twenty-one apertures, flanked by frond and dot-ornament, an old restored chip to one corner and a chip to the opposite corner and with chipping to footrim, some slight losses to glaze to rims
7 5/8 in. (19.3 cm.) wide
Acquired from Jellinek & Sampson Antiques, 28 June 1979.
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