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Rare Pair of Mid 18th Century English Delftware Plates Entitled "John and Mary Swanbrow, Yarmouth, 1747"

  • Reference : 4522
  • Availability : Sold
  • Dimensions : Each plate approx 9" in diameter
  • Price : ¬£Sold


A rare pair of mid-18th century English antique delftware plates (probably made in London), decorated in underglaze blue on a buff body with dark ochre rim. 

Each plate with geometric designed border, the centres decorated with three stylised fish and inscription “John and Mary Swanbrow Yarmouth 1747”. 

Note: These plates were possibly commissioned as presents for children, a John Swanborough is recorded as a harbour pilot and freeman of Yarmouth in the voting register for 1795.

Condition - no traces of restoration.  Aside some minor rim fritting, both plates are in good order overall.

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