A rare 'Bristol blue' finger bowl and stand, circa 1775
Lot 121
A rare 'Bristol blue' finger bowl and stand, circa 1775
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,680) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare 'Bristol blue' finger bowl and stand, circa 1775
Possibly gilded in the Giles workshop, of double ogee shape moulded with twelve broad vertical flutes, the socketed or 'trembleuse' stand similarly moulded with twelve spiralling flutes, gilded with individual sprays of roses and daisy-like flowers hung from ribbon bows suspended from a looped chain border, the bowl 8.5cm high, the stand 15cm diam (slight wear to gilding only) (2)
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