Bow vine leaf moulded dish, C. 1765
Bow shaped oval dish, moulded & painted in underglaze blue with fruiting vine branches and scattered insects, with a feathered rim, the back with three sprigs of ‘seaweed’, and central imitation four character Chinese marks. Circa 1765
wear to raised work, foot hairline, some light staining and minor chips. No restoration.
ref Bow Porcelain - Freeman Collection p78 for a dish with vine moulding and similar insects