17 June 2003
A RARE LARGE GRISAILLE-DECORATED 'HUNTING' PUNCH BOWL
Delicately and finely decorated on the exterior with a continuous scene of five mounted huntsmen and a pack of hounds galloping across open ground towards trees and rocky crags, the interior with a very unusual statuesque naked female figure standing on a plinth within an arbour of flowers issuing from two urns at the centre, a band of hexagonal cell-pattern at the rim, cracks restored
16 in. (40.6 cm.) diam.
Purchased from Earle D. Vandekar Ltd.
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