24 January 2011
AN ENGLISH DELFT MANGANESE-GROUND MUG
CIRCA 1680-1695, PROBABLY LONDON
Of compressed globular form below a cylindrical neck, the upper rim left undecorated, the scroll handle with dash ornament
3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high
Bertram K. Little and Nina Fletcher Little; Sotheby's, New York, 21-22 October 1994, lot 494.
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Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Catalogue, Vol. II, D247.
Nina Fletcher Little, Little by Little: Six Decades of Collection American Decorative Arts, New Hampshire, 1984, p. 77 fig. 95 (middle shelf, center).
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