6 December 2004
A LOWESTOFT BLUE AND WHITE CYLINDRICAL POTTED-MEAT DISH OR COASTER
CIRCA 1770, PAINTER'S NUMERAL 5 TO FOOTRIM
Painted in dark blue with a trailing flowering branch, the reverse with a flower-spray and insects, the interior with a flower and a scroll and flowerhead border (two slight rim chips, small star-crack to base)
4¾ in. (12 cm.) diam.
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Fenichell Basmajian, New York, 1-15 November 2001, no. 113.
Cf. Geoffrey A. Godden, Lowestoft Porcelains, (Woodbridge, second edition, 1985), pl. 102, for the only other published example of this form.
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