26 January 2010,
Price realised USD 11,250
USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
A DUTCH DELFT BLUE-DASH PORTRAIT CHARGER OF CATHERINE OF BRAGANZA
Painted in blue and yellow with a three-quarter length portrait of Charles II's consort standing by a speckled archway, a wreath in her hand, the border with a flower rinceau
15¾ in. (40 cm.) wide
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See Michael Archer, Delftware, London, 1997, p. 76, fig. A5 for an English delft portrait dish of Catherine of Braganza in the Victoria and Albert Museum.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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