6 December 2004
A BOW BLUE AND WHITE PLATE
Boldly painted in a bright blue with a hut on stylised wooded river islands within an ogival cartouche, within a panelled diaper border, beneath a thick, crazed glaze
8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) diam.
Gilbert Bradley Collection, sale in these Rooms, 12th October 1981, lot 19.
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