11 October 2002,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 764
GBP 500 - GBP 800
A Bristol delft polychrome dish
Painted in blue, iron-red and green with a geometric pattern of flowerheads, the centre with a single flower within a circular cartouche within five small and five large radiating foliate-scroll-bordered cartouches, on an iron-red hatched ground (slight rim chips and flakes)
11¾ in. (30 cm.) diam.
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See Louis L. Lipski and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware (London, 1984), p. 82, nos. 330 and 330A for two dishes dated 1724 and p. 94, no, 404 for a dish dated 1734.
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