18 June 2008
A LONDON DELFT DATED BLUE AND WHITE WINE-BOTTLE
Of conventional type, the globular body with slender cylindrical neck and grooved loop handle, inscribed SACK/1649 above a flourish, some minute flaking to rims and edge of handle
7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) high
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 19th April 1982, lot 131.
Acquired from Jellinek & Sampson Antiques, London, 20th April 1982.
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Louis L. Lipski and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware, London, 1984, records ten sack bottles of this date, the present example may be no. 1374.
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