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Title

Small jug or sauce boat

circa 1747-circa 1748


Artist

Bow

England

1744 - 1776


About

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.


Details


Date

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


Artist information

Bow

Works in the collection

17


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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