24 January 2011
AN ENGLISH POLYCHROME COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE DISH
CIRCA 1750, PROBABLY BRISTOL
Painted in blue, iron-red, green and yellow with Pulcinella looking over his shoulder, walking in a terraced Chinoiserie landscape
13¼ in. (33.7 cm.) diameter
Mrs. (Celia) Hemming.
T. Murray Ragg; Sotheby's, London, 23 March 1954, lot 11.
Dr. and Mrs. Warren Baker; Sotheby's Parke-Bernet, New York, 24 April 1982, lot 55.
Harriet Carlton Goldweitz; Sotheby's, New York, 21 January 2006, lot 51.
With Sampson & Horne, London, 2007.
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Mrs. (Celia) Hemming, 'Thomas Frank and John Niglett of Bristol', The Connoisseur, July 1929, p. 26, pl. V.
C. Geoffret Lloyd, 'Old Welsh Loughor Delft', The Connoisseur, May 1907, p. 265, pl. IV.
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