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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 275

    A BOW BLUE AND WHITE SHAPED OVAL DISH

    CIRCA 1765, BLUE PSEUDO CHINESE CHARACTER WORKMAN'S MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A BOW BLUE AND WHITE SHAPED OVAL DISH
    CIRCA 1765, BLUE PSEUDO CHINESE CHARACTER WORKMAN'S MARKS
    Molded and painted overall with fruiting grapevine and scattered insects within a shaped feathered rim
    8½ in. (21.5 cm.) wide


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    See Geoffrey Freeman and Anton Gabszewicz, Bow Porcelain, London, 1982, p. 80, pl. 116 for another Bow example with grapevine.

    Provenance

    Gladys L. Robertson, Galt, Ontario.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 18 May 1989, lot 26.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF CANADIAN COLLECTORS (LOTS 271-278)


    Exhibited

    Toronto, Royal Ontario Museums, Prized Possessions from Private Homes, 1968.