6 December 2004
AN ISLEWORTH POWDERED-BLUE-GROUND PIERCED CIRCULAR BASKET
The centre painted with a two-storey chinoiserie building with a spherical cupola, on a river island beside a tree, a pine-tree further to the left with pendant branches and a grassy boulder in the foreground, the flared pierced sides with alternating circular and fan-shaped panels of flowers and river landscapes, the exterior with reeded overlapping arches joined by horizontal bands painted with trailing flowers (rim chips and fritting)
8 7/8 in. (22.7 cm.) wide.
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A pair of baskets of this type, then attributed to Bow, was included in the Caldwell Collection, sale Sotheby's 7th October 1969, lot 51.
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