Lot 1286
A Rare Delft Tin Glazed Plate
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Late 17th or early 18th century, depicting the Lion of Judah against a symbolic Torah, with stylized figural and foliate border.

9 in.

The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC. Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.

The Lion of Judah is the symbol of the Hebrew tribe of Judah which, according to the Torah, consists of the descendants of Judah, the fourth son of Jacob.

Edge chipping; wear to the underside foot.