6 December 2004,
Price realised GBP 1,314
GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A BOW BLUE AND WHITE OVAL POTTED-MEAT DISH
Each side painted with the 'Koto Player' pattern and with vases on a table and precious objects and grasses, the interior with two scrolls (minute rim blemishes)
5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) wide
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For the form see Anton Gabszewicz, Bow Porcelain, The Collection Formed by Geoffrey Freeman (London, 1982), p. 77, pl. 106. For the pattern, see Bernard Watney, English Blue and White Porcelain of the 18th Century (London, 1973), pl. 10A.
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