6 December 2004
A BOW BLUE AND WHITE LOBED STAND FOR A FINGER-BOWL
CIRCA 1750, INCISED R MARK
Painted with a two-storey pagoda beneath a willow-tree issuing from rockwork, with rockwork and shrubs to the left and a sailing-boat below, the border with scrolling foliage (several slight rim chips)
5¾ in. (14.8 cm.) wide
Gilbert Bradley Collection, sale in these Rooms, 12th October 1981, lot 26.
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Cf. Bernard Watney, English Blue and White Porcelain of the 18th Century (London, 1973), pl. 4B.
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