LIVERPOOL DELFT TIN-GLAZED EARTHENWARE LARGE BLUE AND WHITE PLATE WITH
THE TWO COCKERELS
"A rare Liverpool
tin-glazed plate decorated in blue and white with chinoiserie Two
Cockerels pattern. Finest delftware decorative style: central figurative decoration,
border pattern and markings/pattern to reverse - are all features of
other documented Liverpool tin-glazed pottery
attribution of English Delft or tin-glazed earthenware, to specific
areas and maker is always difficult. Unusual to find an early example
in such great condition with such an authoritative reference (see
so good on display with other fine antiques and will enhance any
collection of English pottery." Antiques Expert
smaller Liverpool Two Cockerels patterntin-glazed
plate was exhibited at and is illustrated in Made
in Liverpool - Liverpool Pottery and Porcelain 1700-1850, Ed. E. Myra
Brown and Terence A. Lockett, see exhibition
catalogue entry 19 illustrated page 58.
reverse, border patterns and number "2" as illustrated.
width 300 mm max. a little under 12 inches.
In brilliant condition. No significant damage or chips or
restoration and excellent
condition for display. Minor rim chips/flaking/fritting to edge rim:
normal and acceptable found on delftware. Light scratching/minor knife
wear to surface glaze of plate at 3.00 o'clock. This is a wonderful and
rare reference example.
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