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An image of Small jug or sauce boat by Bow

Bow

(England 1744 – 1776)

Title
Small jug or sauce boat
Year
circa 1747-circa 1748
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

5.2 x 13.2 x 8.9 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.78
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The applied prunus-sprig decoration was adopted from Chinese examples by several European factories. On this example the cool grey glaze and firing problems which have resulted in staining suggest an early date.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 46 (colour illus.). cat.no. 46