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Bow C1759

Plate: Promenade Chinoise

Regular price $4,993.00 USD
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Plate, circa 1758-60: Small octagonal plate, the well printed in blue underglaze with La Dame Chinoise (also called the Promenade Chinoise) showing a tall oriental lady with two boy attendants, one shading her with a parasol, the other preceding her with a bird atop a long stick-perch, a small dog running ahead; all within a chinoiserie landscape of hills, trees and a pagoda, and framed with a printed border of cell diaper in blue underglaze.

Heavy body with blued glaze; pooling of glaze under rim and blue speckling to underside. Low straw translucency. Underside glazed. D. 6.75 in (17.2 cm).

Provenance: Taylor Collection; with Albert Amor, London, 1999; the Yarbrough Collection #55; the Toppin Collection.

This example illustrated Ainslie, J., ‘Underglaze-blue Printing on Bow Porcelain’, The Antique Collector, April 1957, and Yarbrough, 1996, #55, fig 165, p.112.

Other examples with the same print occur with variations to borders and/or combined with other prints.

Fleabites to rim

Stock Number 5224