Two rare Bow egg cups, circa 1762-65
Lot 247
Two rare Bow egg cups, circa 1762-65
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,501) inc. premium

Lot Details
Two rare Bow egg cups, circa 1762-65
Painted in blue with two shaped floral panels alternating with smaller circular panels, two more on the spreading feet, reserved on powder blue grounds, 6.5cm high, pseudo Chinese character marks (2)

Footnotes

  • A similar example from the Freeman Collection is illustrated by Anton Gabszewicz, Bow Porcelain (1982), p.74. Another was sold by Bonhams, 8 December 2004, lot 276
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