721
721
A VERY RARE ENGLISH DELFTWARE 'BLEU PERSAN' SMALL MUG
CIRCA 1680-90
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
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721
A VERY RARE ENGLISH DELFTWARE 'BLEU PERSAN' SMALL MUG
CIRCA 1680-90
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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A VERY RARE ENGLISH DELFTWARE 'BLEU PERSAN' SMALL MUG
CIRCA 1680-90
probably London, of globular form with a straight neck applied with a scroll handle, the blue-ground exterior splashed in white.
height 3 3/4 in.
9.5 cm
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Provenance

The Collection of Professor F. H. Garner, O. B. E., sold, Sotheby's, London, October 6, 1964, lot 140
Collection of the late Joseph V. Vizcarra, bearing label, sold, Sotheby's New York, April 13, 1984, lot 379
Jonathan Horne, London, April 1984
Vogel Collection no. 402.1

Literature

F.H. Garner, English Delftware, London, 1948, pl. 30A
F.H. Garner and Michael Archer, English Delftware, London, 1972, pl. 49A

Catalogue Note

A mug of this form and decoration is published by John C. Austin, British Delft at Williamsburg, Williamsburg, 1994, p. 105, no. 91, where the author notes London as an attribution based on the form. A third mug is published by Michael Archer, Delftware, The Tin-glazed Earthenware of the British Isles, London, 1997, p. 247, C11. A further example was sold, Sotheby's, London, February 10 1959, lot 11. Dark blue sherds with white splashes have been excavated in Jamestown, Virginia, though it is uncertain whether they were produced in England or France.

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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