25 May 2011
AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH ROYAL PORTRAIT CHARGER OF QUEEN MARY II
CIRCA 1690, PROBABLY LONDON
Painted in blue, green and dark-ochre with a portrait of the Queen, seated, crowned and holding an orb and sceptre, between the initials MR and trees above a grassy mound, within a blue line and dash border, the reverse with a buff slip and lead glaze (broken into several sections and repaired)
13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm.) diam.
John Philip Kassebaum; Sotheby's, London, 7 October 1992, lot 31.
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Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Catalogue, Vol. II, D26.
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