Rare Bow Silver Shaped Sauceboat

A Rare Bow Silver Shaped Sauceboat, moulded in crisp low relief with festooned swags of roses and flowers pendant from the scrolled rim, supported on a high oval pedestal base, with a further band of roses, the strongly ribbed and double scrolled handle applied at the interior upper terminal with a face wearing an Indian headdress, the whole enriched with gold open flowers and hatched leaves interspersed, the pedestal foot with four simple stars.

For a similar example from the Geoffrey Freeman Collection see, Anton Gabszewicz and Geoffrey Freeman, ‘Bow Porcelain, The Collection Formed By Geoffrey Freeman’, London 1982, p. 41, no. 35.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mason’s the First Two Hundred Years, published by Merrell Holberton, 1996.

Circa 1750

Marks:  Incised C T to the underside of the foot.

Dimensions:  Length: 9ins. (23cms.)

Stock No. 806

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