A PAIR OF BOW PORCELAIN BLUE AND WHITE LEAF-SHAPED DISHES CIRCA 1755
each molded in low relief with painted stalks of bell-flowers or foxgloves picked in blue on a crisply veined leaf, a curved stem forming the handle, the rims edged in blue.
Lengths 10½ and 10¼ in.
26.6 and 26 cm
In overall good appearance. One with shallow chip to underside edge of rim and a short hairline crack to rim measuring 2.3 cm long.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
James Lewis and Son, New York, one bearing label
Sotheby's New York, October 21, 1993, lot 198
Tulman, Ars Ceramica, 2019, no. 31, p. 71, fig. 7