A London delftware royal portrait plate of William and Mary, painted with half length portraits (minor chips)
Lot 13
A good London delftware royal portrait plate, circa 1691
Sold for £2,812 (US$ 4,369) inc. premium

Lot Details
A good London delftware royal portrait plate, circa 1691
Of plain circular form, painted in blue with half-length, crowned portraits of William and Mary in their ermine coronation robes, initialled 'W M R', within a series of concentric blue lines, 22.4cm diam (some crazing and small rim chips)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The D.M. Wood Collection. Surviving William and Mary portrait plates differ considerably in painting style, suggesting that they come from different factories. An example in the Longridge Collection is dated 1691 and is painted in blue in a very similar style to the present lot, see Leslie B Grigsby, The Longridge Collection (2000), p. 56, fig. D23
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