A Bow blue and white large tapered mug and a Bow blue and white bell shaped mug
Lot 78
Two Bow mugs, circa 1765 and 1753-55
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,353) inc. premium
Lot Details
Two Bow mugs, circa 1765 and 1753-55
One of bell shape with a grooved handle and heart terminal, painted in blue with two Chinese figures crossing a bridge within an oval panel edged with flowers and leaves, 15cm high, the other earlier mug of cylindrical form with a slightly spreading foot, a heart at the handle terminal, painted in blue with two Chinese huts flanking a prunus tree, 14.5cm high, painter's number 23 inside footrim (discolouration to rim) (2)

Footnotes

  • The pattern on the second, earlier mug appears on a bell shaped mug from the Watney collection, sold in these rooms 1 November 2000, lot 834.
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