Rare Bow Loving Cup

A very rare Bow Loving Cup, of open everted shape and raised up on a turned conical foot, applied at each side with a looped handle and scrolled lower terminal, both sides applied with sprays of flowering prunus issuing from thorny stems.A single example in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

The shape and form of the Loving cup is extremely rare in early English Porcelain.

Provenance: The John Howard Collection.

Circa 1750-52

Dimensions:   Height: 4 1/4 Ins (10.5cms.)

Stock No. 1668

 

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