A rare, mid-18th century delftware dish commemorating the capture of Portobello

September 18, 2019 2:40 pm Published by

Showing three ships attacking, the fort on the left, a church against the hill to the right and the town beyond. The rim with a border of leaves, mimosa sprays and flags; the edge brown. The back with three whiplash markings on the outer-rim. Restored. chip. Probably Liverpool, circa 1740. 70401193.

Reference: English Delftware (Britton), plate 10.48. Glaisher Collection no 1529. Robert Hall Warren Collection (Ray) no 28

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