RARE BEAR POT AND COVER
white saltglaze stoneware
height: 7.3cm., 2 7/8 in.
Made circa 1745.
The Gerald Bushell Collection
Sotheby's, London, 25 November 1997, lot 185
English Ceramics Circle 50th Anniversary exhibition, 1977
R. J. Charleston and Donald Towner, English ceramics, 1580-1830: a commemorative catalogue of ceramics and enamels to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the English Ceramic Circle, 1927-1977, London, 1977, no. 29, described as 'probably the smallest example of a salt-glaze bear yet found.'