6 December 2004
A LOWESTOFT BLUE AND WHITE GLOBULAR CIDER-JUG
CIRCA 1765, PAINTER'S NUMERAL 3 TO FOOTRIM
Painted with pagodas on wooded river islands and with an oriental fisherman beneath bamboo on another island, between moulded flower and foliage borders, the cylindrical neck with two chinoiserie vignettes, beneath a blue scroll and flowerhead border (stained crack to neck extending into the shoulder, small rim chip, minute chip and grazing to lip)
9 in. (23 cm.) high
Robert Browne (painter at the factory).
William Rix Seago.
D.M. Hunting, sale Sotheby's, 31st October 1961, lot 39.
Gilbert Bradley Collection, sale in these Rooms, 12th October 1981, lot 190.
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