24 January 2011
A LONDON DELFT BLUE AND WHITE 'BALLOONING' BOWL
CIRCA 1785, LAMBETH
Painted with Blanchard's balloon ascending above a rural landscape, with buildings and trees within a diaper-pattern border
8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diameter
With Jonathan Horne, London, 1995.
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Jonathan Horne, A Collection of English Pottery, Part XV, London, March 1995, no. 428.
Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Catalogue, Vol. II, D96.
For a similar plate, see Frank Britton, English Delftware in the Bristol Collection, London, 1982, p. 162, no. 10.50.
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