Perhaps the closest recorded piece to the present example in terms of decoration is a cup and cover dated 1680 painted with initials I.M in a heart-shaped cartouche with fleur-de-lys, which was formerly in the Lipski Collection, sold Sotheby's London, November 17 1981, lot 227; then the Longridge Collection, published by Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Collection of Slipware and Delftware, London, 2000, Vol. 2, p. 308, D283 and Louis L. Lipski and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware, Tin-glazed Earthenware 1600-1800, London, 1984, p. 205, no. 909. Further documentary pieces incorporating a fleur-de-lys include a marriage jug inscribed 'O/S.H/ 1677', sold at Bonham's London, June 10 2003, lot 86; and a two handled cup inscribed 'G/ A.A/ 1688', illustrated by Lipski and Archer, ibid., p. 925, no. 922, from the Lipski Collection, sold, Sotheby's London, March 10, 1981, 57.