London, South Kensington
26 April 2001
A English delft blue and white octagonal plate
possibly London or Bristol, painted with a stylised Oriental figure before a landscape, within a double-line roundel, below a border of alternate flowerhead and scroll motifs, circa 1680 (a restored section to the rim, other minor chips and typical crazing to the glaze) -- 20.5cm. wide
Bertie Guest Collection, No. 11.
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Cf. John C. Austin, British Delft at Williamsburg (1994), p. 144, pl. 199, for a similar octagonal plate.
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