A rare, early-18th century English delftware vase

September 18, 2019 2:40 pm Published by

The rim with a scroll border. The urn-shaped body with scroll handles painted with stripes. The main body, painted with an exotic bird perched on a tree-stump amongst floral sprays. The waisted foot painted with radiating, stylised leaves and a scroll border. Glaze chips. Painted in blue on a pale blue glaze. Probably Liverpool, second quarter of the 18th century.

Reference : Christies 30/10/1973, lot 33. English Delftware (Garner & Archer) 1972, pl. 97 for a slightly later vase with different handles. Height : 24.oo cm./9.25 in.

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