An English delftware hand warmer, circa 1680-1700
Lot 7*
An English delftware hand warmer, circa 1680-1700
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,728) inc. premium
Lot Details
An English delftware hand warmer, circa 1680-1700
Probably London, modelled in the form of a book, the spine with four horizontal straps in high relief, the boards outlined around the edge in a similar manner and secured by two delicate fasteners, painted in blue on both sides with a formal floral and foliate motif, the spine with simple florets, 13.8cm high (some chips, losses to three corners)

Footnotes

  • The raised straps around the edge of the boards are most unusual. A related example is illustrated by Leslie B Grigsby, The Longridge Collection (2000), p.394, D356
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