Hot milk jug C1760

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Soft Paste Porcelain

Hot milk jug

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Pear shaped, with loop handle, ‘sparrow beak’ lip and slightly domed cover after the Meissen; the cover with onion knop. The body and cover painted in deep blue underglaze with a cell border above two blue quail amidst bamboo; the birds in apparent apprehension at three enormous hovering insects. White body, slightly blue-grey glaze. Straw translucency.

Provenance: Taylor Collection; Simon Spero, London, 2001; the Bernard Watney Collection, Watney, 1973, Plate 13B; Phillips, London, 1999, Lot 44.

Additional Information

Item# 4897
Manufacturer Bow Porcelain Factory
Year C1760
Height 5.3"
Width No
Diameter No
Shape Number No

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ABN 99 681 857 622