6 December 2004
A BOW SILVER-SHAPED SAUCEBOAT
CIRCA 1750, INCISED CT TO UNDERSIDE OF FOOT
Similarly modelled to the preceding, the handle with a human face wearing a headress, the festoons of flowers to the sides and foot crisply moulded, the interior with three gilt flowersprays beneath a gilt line rim, the foot gilt with star ornament (a small stained firing crack to the rim and to lower terminal of handle, some wear to gilding, minute chip to edge of foot)
9 in. (23 cm.) long
Frank Arnold Collection, sale Sotheby's, 12th November 1963, lot 14 (part).
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Bella Kleinman, 'Mr Tebo vs. John Toulouse', E.C.C. Transactions, Vol. 15, pt. 2, pp. 327-8, pls. 1 & 2.
Cf. Anton Gabszewicz & Geoffrey Freeman, Bow Porcelain, The Collection Formed by Geoffrey Freeman (London, 1982), p. 41, no. 35.
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