18 June 2008
A LONDON DELFT BLUE AND WHITE DATED ARMORIAL JUG
Of globular form with broad strap handle, the cylindrical neck with a pinched lip, the front painted with the arms of the Cordwainers' Company surrounded by foliage mantling and flanked by the initials W/S.I above a flourish and the date 1673 above a flourish, on a circular spreading foot, slight crack to neck, very small chips to rim, edge of handle, terminal and foot
9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) high
Anonymous sale, Phillips London, 3 December 1975, lot 122.
Acquired from Jellinek & Sampson Antiques, 13th January 1976.
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Louis L. Lipski and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware, London, 1984, p. 221, no. 977.
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