6 December 2004
A LIVERPOOL BLUE AND WHITE SAUCER
CIRCA 1757, WILLIAM REID'S FACTORY
Painted with an oriental crossing a bridge between rockwork and river islands, with birds in flight above
4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) diam.
Dr. Bernard Watney, sale Phillips, 1st November 2000, lot 1087 (part).
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