A rare Bow wall pocket, circa 1760
Lot 77
A rare Bow wall pocket, circa 1760
£3,000 - 4,000
US$ 4,700 - 6,200

Lot Details
A rare Bow wall pocket, circa 1760
Of cornucopia form, ornately moulded with rococo scrollwork and spiralling bands, enclosing a panel painted in blue with a Chinaman holding a staff hung with bells, flanked by a willow tree and flowering peony plants, the flat back pierced with holes for suspension, 22.5cm long (a firing crack in the body slightly extended, some rim abrasion)

Footnotes

  • Another example of this model along with its pair, formerly in the Ainslie collection, is illustrated by Bernard Watney, English Blue and White Porcelain (1973), pl.15B. A very similar model was produced at the Lowestoft Factory, an example of which is also illustrated by Watney, pl. 74B.
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