London delft plate of William and Mary, circa 1690
Lot 4
A London delftware plate of William and Mary, circa 1690
Sold for £3,750 (US$ 5,825) inc. premium

Lot Details
A London delftware plate of William and Mary, circa 1690
Of shallow 'pancake' shape, painted in blue and yellow with half-length, crowned portraits of William and Mary in their coronation robes, the King dressed in ermine, initialled W M R and within a series of concentric blue lines, 20.7cm diam (minor rim glaze chips)

Saleroom notices

  • A plate almost certainly by the same hand is illustrated by Leslie B. Grigsby in The Longridge collection catalogue (2000), Vol II, p. 56-57, D24, a further plate is illustrated by Archer in the Delftware catalogue of the V&A (1997), p.115, B.2. Fragments matching the form of these plates have been unearthed in Lambeth.
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