6 December 2004
A BOW IMARI BALUSTER MUG
The grooved loop handle with heart-shaped terminal, painted in underglaze-blue and overglaze yellow, iron-red and gilding, with flowering shrubs issuing from pierced rockwork beside a fence, beneath a diaper and flowerhead border and brown line rim (minute blemish to rim)
4¾ in. (12 cm.) high
The Albrecht Collection.
The Dawnay Collection.
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Albert Amor Ltd., The Albrecht Collection (1988), no. 55.
Albert Amor Ltd., The Dawnay Collection (1991), no. 14.
Cf. Anton Gabszewicz & Geoffrey Freeman, Bow Porcelain, The Collection Formed by Geoffrey Freeman (London, 1982), no. 71.
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