24 January 2011
AN ENGLISH DELFT POLYCHROME PORTRAIT BOWL
CIRCA 1704-1711, PROBABLY BRISTOL
Painted in blue, green iron-red and yellow with a half-length portrait of Duke Marlborough, flanked by the inscription D/M below drapery, within patterned bands and a frilled rim
6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) diameter
Louis L. Lipski; Sotheby's, London, 10 March 1981, lot 86.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 20 October 1993, lot 46.
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Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Catalogue, Vol. II, D188.
See lot 60 of this sale for a dish painted with a portrait of George I in a similar palette and with a similar patterned border.
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