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English delftware blue dash charger Royal double portraits of William 111 and Mary 11 late 17th c.

Reference: 4798

Dated: 1689 to 1694 London or Bristol England

A fine English delftware Royal double portrait charger late 17th century Probably London or possibly Brislington.
The dish is painted with full length images of King William 111 and his wife Queen Mary 11.
The figures are standing side by side in coronation robes and holding a sceptre and orbe, Mary is holding a fan.
Above the figures are the initials W R M and above a flock of birds, tress are decorated either side all surrounded by the classic blue dash border.
The reverse of the dish is lead glazed and retains labels from the Gautier Collection and the Birkett Collection.

Diameter: 14.00inch

Medium: English delft delftware polychrome tin glaze earthenware ceramic

Current Condition Restored to chipping at rim minor re-touched glaze

Provenance: Gautier Collection.
Lord Revelstoke.
Birkett Collection.

Literature: Re;Longridge Collection, the catalogue of English Slipware and Delftware Volume 2 page 56


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