A rare Bow wall pocket, circa 1760
Lot 62
A rare Bow wall pocket, circa 1760
£1,600 - 1,800
US$ 2,700 - 3,000
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

  • A pair of similar wall pockets, formerly in the Ainslie collection, is illustrated by Bernard Watney, English Blue and White Porcelain (1973), pl.15B
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  1. Fergus Gambon
    Specialist - British Ceramics
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