Rare Early Small Bow Bowl or Stand Hand painted with Water Plants and Exotic Insect c1750-52

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An 18th century Bow porcelain bowl or possibly finger bowl stand of shallow form painted in colours with a group of water plants, scattered flowers and an exotic insect in flight c1750-52.

The border with iron red and puce flowerheads, bright blue leaves and green tendrils.

The base has labels for both the Crane collection and the Geoffrey Sell collection.

See Bonhams Sale of the Crane Collection in 2010 Lot 15 for details of the very same bowl.

The bowl measures 15.3 cm in diameter

Condition is excellent with just a minute rim chip and very slight wear to the enamels.

A fine and rare example of early Bow porcelain