24 January 2011
AN ENGLISH DELFT DATED CHINOISERIE PLATE
1697, PROBABLY BRISLINGTON
Painted in shades of blue and outlined in black, the center with the initials ·A·T· above the date 1697 and a bouquet of fruit and flowers within concentric bands and a border of rockwork issuing foliage
8¼ in. (21 cm.) diameter
With Jonathan Horne, London, 1994.
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Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Catalogue, Vol. II, D166.
See Louis L. Lipski and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware, Tin-Glazed Earthenware 1600-1800, London, 1984, pp. 62-63, no. 212 for a related plate initialed KT above the date 1697 with an identical border and likely by the same hand.
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