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SCARCE BOW PORCELAIN POWDER BLUE HORS D'OEUVRES DISH
England, 1760-65

 

 

The petal-form hors d'oeuvres dish painted with a blue-outlined island riverscape
depicting an island with a pagoda and bridge beside a willow, and behind hollow rocks,
the sky with small birds;
the even powder blue ground with reserved blue-outlined panels :
three fan-shaped border panels painted with detailed panels of pagodas and willows,
and large rock before, and small birds,
alternating with three small round panels of lotus sprigs;
raised on a low footrim
 
Bow hors d'oeurvres dishes are somewhat scarce.
These are fashioned after an early 18th century Chinese export sweetmeat or condiment set,
with eight dishes formed as petals around a center star-form dish.

 

Condition : Excellent; a few very minor (and normal) skips and firingflaws to glaze;

one miniscule nick to one corner; no further damages or restorations

 

5.75" Diameter

 

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Scarce Bow Porcelain Powder-Blue Hors D'oeuvres Petal-Form Dish, Enland, c1760 

 

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