A Bow Blue and White Porcelain Pickle Dish Date : 1765 Period : George III Marks : None Origin : Bow, London, England Colour : Blue and white Pattern : Painted single flowerhead to the interior and typical cell inner border Features : Single leaf moulded short handle Condition : Some fritting to top rim otherwise good Restoration : None Dimensions : 7.8cm from handle to opposite rim Weight : 36 grams. For a Bow sauceboat featuring identical cell inner border See: English Blue and White Porcelain, Godden G.A page 54, plate 50. For a similar and small Derby porcelain version see Bernard Watney, English Blue and White Porcelain , pl. My colleague and i both believed that this could be Derby or Bow. This example is larger than any of the known Derby examples.
Secondly although Derby used a similar cell border pattern (as well as diaper) there are substantive differences. We could only find two instances of this specific cell border variant and both are known to be Bow. I have been involved in the antiques business since 1971. My career took a leap forward when I joined Bonhams in 1976. Some five years later I became head of the Decorative Arts department.
The item "A Very Rare Bow Blue and White Porcelain Wine Taster c1765" is in sale since Thursday, March 18, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Date-Lined Ceramics\Pre-c. The seller is "eric-knowles-the-hoard" and is located in High Wycombe.
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