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An image of Plate by Bow
Alternate image of Plate by Bow Alternate image of Plate by Bow

Bow

(England 1744 – 1776)

Title
Plate
Year
circa 1770
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

3.0 x 21.2 cm diam

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.93
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The plate has moulded decoration of vine leaves and grapes, a decorative formula looking back ultimately to Meissen but in Bow’s case doubtless deriving from Chelsea examples. Only traces of the gilded rim remain.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 50 (colour illus.). cat.no. 56