24 January 2011
AN ENGLISH DELFT DATED BLUE AND WHITE CHINOISERIE CAUDLE-CUP
1673, PROBABLY LONDON
Painted with a figure of a musician seated below a willow between rockwork amongst pine, flowers and foliage between pagodas, flanked by the initials IB above a flourish and the date 1673, within a rectangular panel, the handle with chevron ornament
3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 18 March 1955, lot 69.
Thomas Burn, Rous Lench Court; Christie's, London, 29-30 May 1990, lot 7.
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Louis L. Lipski and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware, Tin-Glazed Earthenware 1600-1800, London, 1984, p. 171, no. 772.
Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Catalogue, Vol. II, D241.
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