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Delft Dog Figurine: seated spotted dog on uneven octagonal polychromed base enhanced with featured scrolls. 7″ high. Delft Cat Figurine: seated cat on uneven octagonal polychromed base enhanced with feathered scrolls. 7″ high.

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Delft Urn, with dog finial covers: polychromed octagonal with central cartouches of lemon trees with lion and ships in background; lemons in cartouches. Inscription, “Hier Rustikveyi IG.” Dutch 18 th century. 13″ high.

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Delftware flagon, mulberry spatterware with dome pewter lid with ball stop inscribed “Georg Hirt – 1769″ and pewter collar base. Flagon decorated with a central cartouche with shells and basket of fruit in round reserve and harp handle. English, indicated Wincanton origin. 11″ high.

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Polychromed Delft plate with butterfly and floral motif with central vase with fruit, flowers and fern in fan shape. Date:  1690-1725. 9″ diameter.

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Delftware charger featuring a young boy holding a parasol over a young girl in demure pose with tree and cloud and floral borders. Bristol, England. Date: ca. 1760. 13 1/2″ diameter.

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Delft charger decorated with a woman under a weeping tree with scrafetti decorated border and lake. Late 17 th century. 13 1/4″ diameter.


 Photographs by Sam Lebowitz, “Delftware from the Gill Patterson Collection at the Shelter Island Historical Society,” published 2012.  Available at Shelter Island Historical Society [].

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