21 November 2008
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
Gladys L. Robertson, Galt, Ontario.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 18 May 1989, lot 26.
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Toronto, Royal Ontario Museums, Prized Possessions from Private Homes, 1968.
See Geoffrey Freeman and Anton Gabszewicz, Bow Porcelain, London, 1982, p. 80, pl. 116 for another Bow example with grapevine.
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