Lot 674
  • 674

AN ENGLISH DELFTWARE BLUE AND WHITE DATED ROYAL PORTRAIT PLATE 1691 |

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 USD
Sold
15,000 USD
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Description

  • diameter 8 5/8 in.
  • 22 cm
painted in the center with a bust length portrait of King William III and Queen Mary II, both crowned, William wearing coronation robes, and the initials W M R surrounding their heads, the lower section inscribed '16 M.W 91', within two blue concentric circles.

Provenance

Sotheby's, London, October 22, 1985, lot 77
Jonathan Horne, London, October, 1985, bearing label
Vogel Collection no. 432

Catalogue Note

A further plate painted in this manner, initialled and dated '16 M.W 91' was sold by order of the Trustees of the W.A.H Harding Trust, Christie's, London, October 10, 1983, lot 28.
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