£1000 - £1500
AN ENGLISH DELFTWARE PLATE, DATED 1764 attractively painted with the seated figure of a young woman rocking her baby in a cradle and inscribed SALLY TAYLOR 1754, in diaper and flower border, 22.5cm diam
Provenance: Sotheby's, 21 May 1948, lot 18; T Murray Rag,g his sale Sotheby's 23 March 1954, lot 31; Rt Hon Ernest Marples, PC, Minister of Transport, Baron Marples, (1907-1978), thence by descent.
Illustrated: Lipski (Louis L) and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware, 1984, fig 585.
Typical small areas of flaking around the rim, not cracked or chipped, no restoration