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English delftware charger commemorative of William and Mary, London late 17th century period.

Reference: 6401

Dated: c. 1690 London England

Delftware pottery dash-less royal commemorative charger with images of King William and Queen Mary and initialed W M R. The dish is from a group which shows the monarchs in various settings and robes. The colour palette is very distinctive and stylised with predominate blue and turquoise.

Diameter: 13.50inch

Medium: delftware delft tin glaze pottery ceramic earthenware

Current Condition Restored hairline crack approx 4 inches in length stemming from rim.
Three stilt marks on body ,an original detail to the piece and formed during kiln firing.

Provenance: Private Collection Manchester

Literature: Other pieces from this distinctive group...William Burton Collection at Christies.
Plate 180 British Delft at Willimsburg by John C. Austin published by Jonathan Horne.
Michael Archer refers to plate 164 and Archer- Morgan 52-53 indicating attribution to London or possibly Brislington.


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