An early Bow shell sweetmeat dish, circa 1750
Lot 66
An early Bow shell sweetmeat dish, circa 1750
£1,800 - 2,200
US$ 2,800 - 3,400

Lot Details
An early Bow shell sweetmeat dish, circa 1750
Formed as a single shell with a fluted exterior, set upon a mound of encrusted shells, the interior painted in bright blue with a willow tree and rockwork, with a Chinese style formal border to the rim, 8cm high (fine crack and chip)

Footnotes

  • Very similar examples from the Billie Pain and the Susi and Ian Sutherland collections, were sold in these rooms 26 November 2003, lot 60 and 3 October 2007, lot 15. For a similarly shaped example see Anton Gabszewicz, Bow Porcelain, the Geoffrey Freeman Collection, no. 6, p. 25.
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