English, mid-18th century. A rare group of Delftware plates, in a series of six, each dated 1734, and decorated with a palm wreath enclosing a numbered poetic line, reading (1) What is a Merry Man / (2) Lett [sic] him do What he Can / (3) To Entertain his Guest / (4) With Wine and Merry Jest / (5) Butt [sic] if his Wife does frown / (6) All MerryMent [sic] Goes Down; dia. 8 in. (each, approx).
Provenance:Property from the Descendants of Bertha Benkard Rose, Oyster Bay, NY and Tucson, AZ
Chips to rim of each.
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