ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE ‘MERRYMAN’ OCTAGONAL PLATE, NUMBER FOUR IN THE SERIES, LATE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY.Est. $300-$500
Sold: $2,280 ($1,900)
Painted in the center with a pair of winged griffins supporting a crown and forming an arabesque scroll cartouche with pendant mask and tassels, enclosing the numeral “4” and verse “whit wyne and mery Fels” (With wine and merry jest). Width 7 ⅝ inches.