Lot 281: LONDON DELFT BLUE AND WHITE DISH, CIRCA 1760.
25 October 2016
Portsmouth, NH, USALive Auction
Description: Buff earthenware in bluish glaze pooling on the reverse, painted with a Chinese landscape view of a house, pine and bamboo trees above a rock garden, surrounded by diaper and dotted borders. Diameter 13 1/2 inches.Literature: Buff earthenware plates in the same glaze, with identical borders and depicting similar views, all attributed to London, are discussed and illustrated in Michael Archer, "Delftware: The Tin-Glazed Earthenware of the British Isles," pp. 229-230, cat. nos. B.247-B.250.