January 11, 2008 09:00 AM EST Downingtown, PA


Delftware blue and white plate dated 1738

Delftware blue and white plate dated 1738, with a central circle and the monogram"WEL 1738" surrounded by radiating fronds, 8 7/8" dia. This plate is one of a small number of services made for a group of Chester County Quakers. This plate was most likely made for William and Elizabeth Levis, (William Levis, 1688-1747), (Elizabeth Reed Levis, 1720-1773). Other examples are pictured in Worldly Goods and an identical example is on loan to Winterthur.

Provenance:Titus Geesey.

Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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