A rare late-18th century powder blue English delftware dish

September 18, 2019 2:41 pm Published by

Decorated with a Chinaman carrying a pole and standing in a fenced garden beneath a flying insect. The rim with five floral sprigs with flowerhead. The back under-rim marked with four edge grasses and the well with a leafy motif. Decorated in powder blue on a whitish glaze. In original condition. Probably London, third quarter of the 18th-century.

Reference: British Delft at Williamsburg (Austen) no 267. English Delftware (Britton) plate 15.5/6/7. London Delftware (Britton) no 139. English Delftware (Garner & Archer) plate 92A. English Delftware Pottery (Ray) no 155/524. Dated English Delftware (Lipski & Archer) fig.524. Diameter: 33.00 cm./13.00 in. 2014509

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