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An Irish Delft Plate c1760

Heading : An Irish delft dished plate
Date : 1755-1765
Period : George II/George III 
Marks : Number 15 in blue on underside
Origin : Dublin Ireland
Colour : Blue and white
Pattern : The 'Two Bird and Fence' pattern
Features : Wide Fitzhugh type borders
Condition : Rim fritting as per images
Restoration : None
Dimensions : Diameter 23.5cm
Weight : 416 grams

Reference :

'Captain' Henry Delamain purchased the World's End Pottery in Dublin in April 1752 and in 1753 also became a partner in the Battersea Enamel Works together with Theodore Janssen and John Brooks a Dublin born engraver accredited with as the inventor of transfer printing on enamel.

In previous years the 'Captain' had been dealing with the importation of Chinese porcelains in London and consequently was a man with his finger on the pulse of contemporary taste and fashion.

Regrettably, his years at the Dublin pottery were just short of five when he died in January 1757. He bequest the business to his friend / wife Mary Bijar and upon her death in 1760 it was passed to his youngest brother William, then out of the family 1768.

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