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Dates Circa 1760
Medium Porcelain
Origin England
Description An extremely rare Bow ladle, the centre of the bowl is painted with sprays of flowers and the border with a continuous flower garland, the handle is in the form of an undulating fishtail. The underside of the bowl is painted with a large bouquet of flowers and a puce decorative border which continues through the handle .

17.5cm Length

This ladle appears to be the only Bow polychrome example recorded.

A blue and white example was sold in the Billie Pain Collection at Bonhams on 26 November, 2003, lot 56.
Condition Minute rim chips professionally restored