A Bow teapot and cover, a coffee cup and saucer and a miniature vase, circa 1754-58

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Lot 104
A Bow teapot and cover, a coffee cup and saucer and a miniature vase, circa 1754-58

Sold for £ 937 (US$ 1,250) inc. premium
A Bow teapot and cover, a coffee cup and saucer and a miniature vase, circa 1754-58
The white teapot of squat pear shape with a scroll handle and flat cover with acorn finial, crisply applied with prunus sprigs, the cup and saucer similar, the teapot 12cm high, the saucer 13.3cm (teapot cracked), together with a miniature campana vase, painted in the style of James Welsh with a flower spray and sprigs, a ladybird just inside the rim, 16.2cm high (foot damaged) (5)

Footnotes

  • James Welsh's painting is discussed by Tony Stevenson, ECC Trans, Vol 14, Pt 32, p 274. See Gabszewicz and Freeman, Bow Porcelain (1982), figs.132-133 for similar vases, one containing Bow flowers mounted on tole peinte branches.
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A Bow teapot and cover, a coffee cup and saucer and a miniature vase, circa 1754-58
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