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    Sale 5323

    British Ceramics & Glass 1630-1830

    14 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 67

    A BOW SMALL BELL-SHAPED MUG

    CIRCA 1753-5, PAINTER'S NUMERAL 10 IN IRON-RED TO FOOTRIM

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    A BOW SMALL BELL-SHAPED MUG
    CIRCA 1753-5, PAINTER'S NUMERAL 10 IN IRON-RED TO FOOTRIM
    Painted with a Chinese lady and child among furniture, vases and baskets beside a bird on a ring, the rim with a band of brightly coloured flowers and leaves, the groove handle with heart terminal painted in iron-red with trailing flowers
    3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high


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    Cf. Elizabeth Adams and David Redstone, Bow Porcelain (London 1981), pp. 126-7 pl. 51 for a similar larger example.

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    Provenance

    Anon., sale Christie's King Street, 11 July 1977, lot 118.