18 June 2008
AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE CAMPANA-SHAPED VASE
CIRCA 1750, LONDON OR PERHAPS BRISTOL
With small scroll handles, the flared body painted with a shepherd and shepherdess and another couple among sponged trees with distant churches and buildings, on a circular spreading foot with four sponged trees, restoration to foot and slight restoration to rim and handles
7½ in. (19 cm.) high
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's London, 30 October 1973, lot 33.
Acquired from Jellinek & Sampson Antiques, 26 November 1973.
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A related example is discussed in John C. Austin, British Delft at Williamsburg, Williamsburg, 1994, pp. 257, nos. 615.
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