24 January 2011
AN ENGLISH DELFT DATED BLUE AND WHITE ARMORIAL MUG
1684, PROBABLY LONDON, FAINT INITIALS ID TO UNDERSIDE
Of cylindrical form with a spreading foot, painted with the arms of the Worshipful Company of Butchers between the initials W/I·M and the date 1684, the grooved handle with scroll ornament
5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 4 February 1975, lot 29.
With Jellinek & Sampson, London.
Mr. & Mrs. R. Billington; Christie's, London, 27 February 1989, lot 28.
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