Rare Liverpool Delft plate of Chester County, Pennsylvania interest, dated 1738
, initialed MML
for Michael and Mary Lightfoot. This plate belongs to a small number of surviving plates made for Quaker families in Chester County. One was sold at Pook & Pook, January 11th, 2008, lot 119, 8 3/4''dia. Provenance: descended in the family to the present owner.
Rim chips. Light wear. Faint crows foot to underside.