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A PAIR OF VERY RARE ENGLISH DELFTWARE LOBED MANGANESE-GROUND PLATES
CIRCA 1740
Bristol or Wincanton, each reserved in the center with an octagonal panel painted in blue with a fortress and two ships at sea, the deeply lobed rim with further shaped flower panels. 2 pieces.
widths 8 3/4 in. and 8 7/8 in.
22.2 cm and 22.7 cm
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Provenance

Price Glover Collection, sold, Christie's, London, June 14, 1988, lot 15
Jonathan Horne, London
Vogel Collection no. 505

Catalogue Note

The circa date of this pair of plates is based on the three manganese plates in this pattern dated 1740 bearing the initials 'M/ D I', 'M/ W A', and 'MW' which are illustrated by Louis L. Lipski and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware, Tin-glazed Earthenware 1600-1800, London, 1984, p. 106, nos. 465-467, the 'MW' example from the Robert Hall Warren collection is of the same shape as the present pair, published by Anthony Ray, English Delftware Pottery in the Robert Hall Warren Collection, London, 1968, pl. 25, no. 64. A circular plate in this pattern, inscribed and dated 'A/ HT/ 1740' was in the Collection of Thomas Burn, Rous Lench Court, sold, Christie's, London, May 29-30, 1990, lot 21.

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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