Very Rare Bow ‘Dragon Pattern’ Chamberstick

 

A Very Rare Bow ‘Dragon Pattern’ Chamberstick of triangular leaf-moulded form scalloped along the edge with raised foot, kicked loop handle and ovoid nozzle. The fluted interior is painted in underglaze blue with a scaly four clawed dragon, eyes wide open with forked tongue amidst scroll clouds which continue along the exterior of the nozzle, handle and underside.

Provenance: Lady Hinsley Collection; Thence by descent

Circa 1756-1758

Dimensions:   Length: 5 1/4 ins. (13.3 cms.) Height: 2 ins. (5 cms.)

Marks:  Workman’s 12 numeral

 

Stock No. 1956

 

 

 

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