726
726
A RARE LONDON DELFTWARE 'BLEU PERSAN' MUG, WITH SILVER MOUNT
CIRCA 1680
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
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726
A RARE LONDON DELFTWARE 'BLEU PERSAN' MUG, WITH SILVER MOUNT
CIRCA 1680
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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A RARE LONDON DELFTWARE 'BLEU PERSAN' MUG, WITH SILVER MOUNT
CIRCA 1680
of cylindrical form molded with a horizontal band at the rim and applied with a loop handle, painted in white with a continuous scene of a seated oriental figure among foliage and rockwork, a zig-zag and circle border around the silver-mounted rim, the mount marked with two maker’s illegible marks.
height 4 1/4 in.
10.8 cm
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Provenance

Property of J Powell Esquire, sold, Sotheby's London, March 14, 1978, lot 65
Jonathan Horne, London, June, 1978
Vogel Collection no. 299

Catalogue Note

Surviving examples of this type include the silver-mounted mug painted in this design in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, gifted by J. H. Fitzhenry, mus. no. C.681-1909, illustrated by Michael Archer, Delftware, The Tin-glazed Earthenware of the British Isles, London, 1997, pp. 247-248, C.13.

A further mug painted in this design, without a silver mount, was in the Collection of Thomas Burn, Rous Lench Court, sold, Sotheby's, London, July 1 1986, lot 32 and subsequently in the Longridge Collection, illustrated by Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware, London, 2000, Vol. 2, p. 277, D252. A mug of this form painted in white with flowers was in the Harriet Carlton Goldweitz Collection, sold in these rooms, January 20, 2006, lot 22, illustrated by F. H. Garner, English Delftware, London, 1948, pl. 30A and F. H Garner and Michael Archer, English Delftware, London, 1972, pl. 49A.

The design also appears on globular mugs, see Frank Britton, London Delftware, London, 1987, p. 90, col. pl. L & p. 135, no. 98, where the author suggests Norfolk House as a production site. Two globular shaped from the F. H. Garner Collection were sold, Sotheby's, London, March 2, 1965, lots 176 and 179.

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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