7 May 2009
TWO DUBLIN DELFT PLATES
CIRCA 1760-65, ONE WITH MANGANESE 6 MARK, THE WORLD'S END POTTERY, WILLIAM DELAMAIN & SAMUEL WILKINSON PERIOD
One painted with figures before classical ruins, the pedestal base of one column with an indistinct date, the other with figures among trees and ruined buildings, each with a border of flowers and leaves below drapery swags, both chipped and cracked
9 7/8 in. (25.2 cm.) wide (2)
Miss H. M. E. James, sold Christie's London, 17 May 1976, lot 13 part.
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Peter Francis, Irish Delftware, an Illustrated History, London, 2000, fig. 68a and 68b for the dated example.
Jonathan Horne, Irish Delftware Exhibition 2000.
A similar plate was sold Christie's London, 2 November 1998, lot 57, whilst Peter Francis, ibid., colour plates 24 and 25 discusses pieces from similar services.
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