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Creator: Bow Porcelain
Bow Porcelain Figure of Juno with Eagle 'Jupiter', Rococo Ca 1765
By Bow Porcelain
Located in London, GB
This is a very rare and impressive large figure of Juno with an eagle, made by the Bow Porcelain factory in about 1765. This figure formed part of a series of the Four Elements, with...
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1760s English Rococo Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Bow Pair of Porcelain Figures of Liberty & Matrimony, Rococo 1760-1764
By Bow Porcelain
Located in London, GB
This is a fabulous pair of figures of Liberty and Matrimony made by the Bow Porcelain factory between 1760 and 1764. These figures were a popular pair portraying marriage. The bow...
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1760s English Rococo Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Leaf Dish, Two Quail Pattern, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1758
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
A double-leaf dish, decorated in the Kakiemon palette with the two quail pattern. The shape is Japanese, and came to bow through Meissen.
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Mid-18th Century English Japonisme Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Baluster Mug, Kakiemon Decoration, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1753
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Pint mug of baluster form with flared base and grooved strap-handle with heart-shaped termination. The face of the mug painted after the Kakiemon with the two Quail pattern. The reve...
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Mid-18th Century English Japonisme Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Dessert Plate, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1759
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Plate, circa 1758-1760: Small octagonal plate, the well printed in blue underglaze with La Dame Chinoise (also called the Promenade Chinoise) showing a tall oriental lady with tw...
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Coffee Cup, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1749
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Of Chinese export form with loop handle; the body imaginatively painted in a bright ‘early blue’ underglaze with pine, rock and bamboo after the Chinese. Yellow tinged body; clear gl...
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Mid-18th Century English Rococo Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Baluster Vase, Kakiemon Decoration, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1748
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
An early example of bow’s output, with a smooth, silky glaze. Painted after the Kakiemon with a phoenix, butterfly and various plants after the Japanese; with reserved panels featuri...
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Mid-18th Century English Japonisme Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Rare 18th-Century Bow Porcelain Figures of South American Parrots
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Downingtown, PA
18th-century bow porcelain Models of South American Parrots, Circa 1758-62 These beautiful Bow porcelain birds are naturalistically modelled, each perching on a flowering stump i...
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1750s Georgian Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Bow Porcelain Figure of Venus with Doves, Rococo, 1756-1764
By Bow Porcelain
Located in London, GB
This is a rare and beautiful figure of Venus with two doves, made by the bow porcelain factory between 1756 and 1764. We see Venus standing holding her robe with one hand, a flower p...
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1760s English Rococo Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Shell Sweetmeat Stand, Bow Porcelain, circa 1750
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Three-tiered stand for sweetmeats, in the form of shells and coral, and enameled with flowers; it is rare to find these in such good condition. Probably from a large dessert service....
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Late 18th Century English Neoclassical Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Chocolate Pot, Kakiemon Decoration, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1755
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Of full-bellied pear-shape with large sparrow-beak lip set slightly below the top rim of the body in front of a triangle of circular pouring holes and at the right angle to the strap...
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Mid-18th Century English Japonisme Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Bow Pair of Porcelain Figures, Arlecchino and Columbina, Rococo ca 1758
By Bow Porcelain
Located in London, GB
This is a wonderful pair of figures of Arlecchino and Columbina, made by the Bow Porcelain factory in about 1758. These figures formed part of a series of the Commedia dell'Arte, a v...
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1750s English Rococo Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Figure: Running Girl, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1756
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Small figure of a young woman wearing a puce-sprigged white skirt, lifted slightly with her left hand, pale pink jacket with typical Bow opaque blue collar and cuffs. We've called...
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Mid-18th Century English Rococo Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Pair of Famille Rose & Prunus Plates, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1753
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
A fine pair of plates with raised decoration of prunus, and painted with a famille rose pattern.
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Winter, from the Four Seasons, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1750
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
A personification of Winter, from The Four Seasons. Unusually fine condition for a figure of this period.
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Mid-18th Century English Neoclassical Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Pair of Lions. Bow Porcelain C1750
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
An attractive pair of lions, in the white; possibly based on a Chinese original.
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Mid-18th Century English Neoclassical Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Coffee Can, Blue and White "Cross-Legged Man", Bow Porcelain, circa 1751
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
An early coffee can, painted under the glaze with the cross-legged man pattern. An early and unusual shape for this scarce pattern. Provenance: Taylor Collection; Robyn Robb.         
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Decorative Basket, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1760
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
A pierced basket standing on a well-formed rococo base. Perhaps for potpourri, although the internal decoration suggests another use. We think probably oranges, chestnuts, etc. Pr...
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Mid-18th Century English Rococo Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Dated Crowther Plate, Bow Porcelain Factory, 1770
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
The so-called ‘Crowther Plate’ dated January 1770: Octagonal, painted in blue underglaze with the monogram ‘RC’ in a floral cartouche and with elaborate scroll, pendant and cell a...
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1770s English Neoclassical Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Plate Disheveled Birds, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1767
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Of silver shape with lobed and gilt dentil edge; the well with a landscape of exotic birds enameled in a brilliant palette all on a festoon of dense green-black foliage, the rim with...
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Famille Rose Tea Bowl & Saucer, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1755
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
A delicate tea-bowl and saucer, decorated after the Chinese in the Famille Rose palette. This style of painting, known as 'wet enamelling', is very attractive but quite scarce in Bow...
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

18th-cebtury Bow Porcelain Chinoiserie Tankard
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Downingtown, PA
Bow porcelain Chinoiserie tankard, Bow, London, 1760-1765. The unusually painted polychrome Bow porcelain tankard depicts Chinoiserie figures sitting around a low table with a p...
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Mid-18th Century English Georgian Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Coffee Can, Blue and White "Residence", Bow Porcelain, circa 1755
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
An early coffee can, painted in under-glaze blue with a large residence in a Chinese landscape. Prov: Taylor Collection; Watney Collection.  
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Coffee Can, Famille Rose, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1750
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
An unusual shape for bow, decorated with chinoiserie painting of typical motifs in the famille rose palette. The bow version of famille rose is particularly attractive, and massed pi...
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Bow Porcelain Figure of Boy or Putto on C-Scroll Base, Georgian circa 1760
By Bow Porcelain
Located in London, GB
This is a wonderful little figure of a boy or putto made by the Bow Porcelain factory in about 1760. The Bow Porcelain Factory was one of the first potteries in Britain to make soft...
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1760s English Rococo Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Blue and White Sauce Boat, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1751
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Of silver form; oval, double lipped, and with scroll handle with stylized mask to each side. The interior painted in blue underglaze with a songbird on a branch, a peony and an inner...
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Cup and Saucer, Kakiemon Decoration, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1753
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Low tea cup with clip handle with matching saucer, decorated after the Kakiemon with the two quail pattern. An unusual form with scarce decoration. Provenance: Windsor Antiques;...
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Mid-18th Century English Japonisme Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Figure Columbine with her Hurdy Gurdy, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1756
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
From the Commedia dell’arte, shown seated on a tree stump and playing her favourite instrument. Probably after Kandler, who described the model as a Tyrolean maiden playing a lyre. ...
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Mid-18th Century English Rococo Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Teapot in the Famille Rose Style, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1752
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Small pot with loop handle, curved spout and domed cover with ball finial, the body painted after the Famille rose with chrysanthemum, flowers and leaves, all from mauve rocks on gre...
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Figure 'Scapino,' from the Commedia Dell'arte, Bow Porcelain, circa 1751
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Scappino, or Scapin, a zany (zanni) character from the commedia dell'arte: a buffoon, schemer and scoundrel, and the title character in Molière's Les Fourberies de Scapin, first stag...
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Mid-18th Century English Neoclassical Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Coffee Can, Blue and White "Desirable Residence", Bow Porcelain, circa 1758
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Painted in under-glaze blue with the Desirable Residence pattern, featuring telegraph poles, and unusual feature for this period. Prov: Taylor Collection; Mercury Antiques Melbour...
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Punch Pot in the Famille Rose Style, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1757
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
A large tea-pot, or perhaps a punch pot, of globular form with loop handle. Painted in a vibrant wet palette after the Chinese. A most attractive example, of unusual size. The pot ha...
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Coffee Can, Blue and White "Swans & Pagoda", Bow Porcelain, circa 1765
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Decorated with an under-glaze blue print of a Chinese landscape, featuring a man at the window of a pagoda, admiring swans on the lake. Bow didn't produce very much in the way of ...
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Figure, Sportsman Toper, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1751
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Probably an early prototype, the largely open base showing an apparently unique structure described by Watney as ‘a favourite primitive buttressed by a strong overall cone-shape and ...
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Mid-18th Century English Neoclassical Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Sparrow-Beaked Jug, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1763
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
A small pear-shaped milk jug, with a transfer-printed outline, filled with wet enamels, in the Chinese Mating Chickens pattern; the rear with symbols of pomegranate, leaves and cense...
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Figure: David Garrick and the Shoeshine Boy, Bow Porcelain, circa 1751
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
A fashionably dressed gentleman, almost certainly the actor David Garrick: he wears a white frockcoat, pink waistcoat and red breeches, all with embroided gilt enrichments and white ...
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Late 18th Century English Neoclassical Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Coffee Cup, Polychrome "Famille Rose", Bow Porcelain, circa 1750
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
An unusual shape for bow, decorated with chinoiserie painting of typical motifs in the famille rose palette.        
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Soup Tureen, Kakiemon Decoration, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1755
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Oval tureen and cover, decorated after the Kakiemon in the two quail pattern; the crabstock handles and masks are interesting features. The tureen has had a rather unhappy life, appa...
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Mid-18th Century English Japonisme Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Dessert Plate, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1760
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Circular plate, the well outlined and transfer printed in black/brown outline and filled-in with 'wet' enamels all with Chinese figures in a garden and a child playing with an excite...
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Figure: Female Pedlar, Possibly Peg Woffington, Bow Porcelain, circa 1758
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
On a mound base decorated with painted floral sprigs. She wears a pale pink-mauve washed shift with iron-red sleeves and cloak, pale mauve and pink stomacher and a sprigged white shi...
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Late 18th Century English Neoclassical Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Dessert Plate, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1756
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Plate, circa 1755-1760: Octagonal plate, the decoration after an oriental original (possibly from the region now modern Bhutan), with four robed ladies walking through a stylized lan...
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Doctor, from the Commedia Dell'arte, Bow Porcelain, circa 1752
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Il Dottore from the Commedia dell’Arte, in the white. He stands in an histrionic pose against a tree stump and wears a high brimmed hat (presumably a black academic bonnet), long...
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Late 18th Century English Neoclassical Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Bowl with Chinoiserie Decoration, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1752
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
An early example of Bow porcelain, decorated in ‘wet’ famille rose colours; featuring a peony, a bird on a branch, and another in flight. Sacred Scrolls to the interior. A superb ...
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Punch Powl, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1755
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
A rather splendid punch bowl from the Bow Porcelain Factory, enameled with flowers and insects in the Famille Rose style.
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Early Bow Porcelain Pickle Dish, circa 1748
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
In the early ‘mushroom grey’ body, probably made by hand; decorated with some very good flower painting. Provenance: Taylor Collection; Simon Spero 2007.  
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Mid-18th Century English Neoclassical Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Teapot in the White, Prunus Decorated, Bow, circa 1749
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Drum-shape teapot with applied double-prunus decoration, in imitation of the Chinese. Pots of this form and date are rare, and this example is unusual in the quality of its body and ...
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Covered Vase, Famille Rose Decoration, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1749
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
A vase and cover, decorated with peonies &c in the Famille Rose style. Incised R mark group. Prov Taylor Collection; Simon Spero; Joseph Handley.  
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Figure, Mercury, Bow Porcelain, circa 1748
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
He wears a winged helmet and sandals, a loosely draped pink, white, and yellow washed cloak over a short tunic, and leans arrogantly against bales, his message sack over his left sho...
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Mid-18th Century English Neoclassical Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Botanical Plate, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1755
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
A fine octagonal plate painted in the botanical style; possibly the yellow gloriosa climbing lily. Provenance: Taylor Collection; Robyn Robb 2003. Filled edge chips.  
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Mid-18th Century English Neoclassical Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Fortune Teller Figure. Bow Porcelain C1750
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
A young woman standing with the remains of a staff in her left hand, and in apparent apprehension as her future and fortune is being read by an exotic, enigmatic, bearded figure, app...
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Mid-18th Century English Neoclassical Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Large Meat Dish, Kakiemon Decoration, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1760
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
A fine, large rectangular dish with deep well and chamfered corners, in the largest of the recorded sizes of this form. Painted after the Kakiemon with the two quail pattern. Prov...
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Mid-18th Century English Japonisme Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Egg Cup, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1752
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Modelled after a small Chinese blanc-de-Chine wine cup of Dehua, Fujian Province; the bowl with three single prunus sprigs. Thick glaze with some crazing around base. Green transluce...
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Coffee Pot, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1767
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Coffee pot, circa 1765-69: Coffee pot and cover of silver form with domed cover; the body of the pot and dome of the cover pineapple moulded between rims painted in blue with cell an...
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Mid-18th Century English Rococo Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Pair of Sauce Boats, Bow Porcelain Factory, circa 1753
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Pair of Sauceboats, circa 1752-1755: Of flat hexagonal form with waved top and scroll handle, painted after the Chinese in blue with the ‘desirable residence pattern’ of a buildi...
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Kitty Clive Figure
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
One of Bow's theatrical figures. The actress Mrs Catherine (Kitty) Clive, 1711-1785, as Mrs Riot, the Fine Lady, introduced, with The Fine Gentleman, into David Garrick’s farce Le...
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Mid-18th Century English Neoclassical Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Spoon Tray, Decorated by James Hammett O'neale, Bow, circa 1760
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
From a Bow service with decoration attributed to the painter Jeffryes Hammett O'Neale, probably in the London workshop of James Giles. The tray with shallow rim and shaped outline wi...
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Mid-18th Century English Romantic Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Coffee Can, Polychrome "Strutting Bird", Bow Porcelain, circa 1752
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
An early coffee can from the bow porcelain factory, naively painted with the ‘Strutting Bird’ pattern.  
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Mid-18th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Pair of Fluted Dessert Plates, Kakiemon Decoration, Bow Porcelain Factory
By Bow Porcelain
Located in Melbourne, AU
Each of shallow circular form with scalloped rim and painted in the Kakiemon two Quail pattern with a pair of partridges standing between a flowering prunus and a kikyo bush amidst f...
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Mid-18th Century English Japonisme Antique Bow Porcelain

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Porcelain

Bow Porcelain porcelain for sale on 1stDibs

Bow Porcelain porcelain are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinct pieces of porcelain are frequently made of and are designed with extraordinary care. In our collection of bow porcelain, there are many options to choose from, although gray editions of this piece are particularly popular. There are currently 82 vintage editions of these items in stock, while there is also 0 modern edition to choose from. Many original porcelains of Bow Porcelain were created in the Neoclassical style in the United Kingdom during the 18th century and earlier. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider porcelain by and . Prices for bow porcelain can vary depending upon size, time period and other attributes.. The price for these items starts at US$716 and tops out at US$25,000, while pieces like these can sell for US$4,200 on average.
Questions About Bow Porcelain
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