24 January 2011
AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE HEART-SHAPED PILL-TILE
CIRCA 1750, LONDON OR BRISTOL
Painted with a gentleman ascending steps to the right, a leaping hound at his side, before distant buildings and a wooded landscape, the border twice pierced
13 5/8 in. (35.2 cm.) high
Thomas Burn, Rous Lench Court; Christie's, London, 29-30 May 1990, lot 50.
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Van Lemmen, Delftware Tiles, p. 123 (the printed illustration reverse).
Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Catalogue, Vol. II, D423.
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