6 December 2004
A LOWESTOFT BLUE AND WHITE OCTAGONAL TEA-CANISTER
Painted with trailing flowers and a flower-spray, beneath a blue border with half-flowerheads and edged with foliage scrolls, the top with two flower-sprays and insects (slight chip to footrim)
3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high
Anon., sale Bonhams, 7th June 2002, lot 105.
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Cf. Geoffrey A. Godden, Lowestoft Porcelains, (Woodbridge, second edition, 1985), pl. 65 (right).
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