17 April 2000
A Lambeth delft blue and white teabowl and saucer
Painted with a house on a rocky river island beneath a willow tree and flanked by grasses (two chips and associated crack to the saucer, and other minute chips to rims)
Arthur Hurst, sale Sotheby's, 18 April 1941.
Anon., sale Sotheby's, 18 April 1961, lot 94 (part).
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Cf. the example from the Garner Collection, sold Sotheby's, 2 March 1965, lot 93 (part).
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