Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Chinese, Asian and Other Exotic Themes

Date: 1760-1762

Dimensions:

  • Diameter: 2.95 in (7.50 cm)
  • Height: 3.82 in (9.70 cm)

Maker: Bow

Description:

This bell shaped Bow mug is printed in black with two chinoiserie designs representing the Elements.  One side, depicting La Terre (Earth), shows a Chinese woman standing in a garden setting, leaning her left arm on an urn.  On the ground to the right is an Chinese man offering her a potted plant.  The design occurs at an earlier date on Worcester and later on Bristol hard-paste porcelain.

 

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