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A rare Bow sweetmeat figure

A rare Bow sweetmeat dish, in the form of a Blackamoor, the young boy wearing a yellow and pice turban, blue jacket, flower painted apron, with a yellow belt, and patterned breeches, and  kneeling on his right knee, both hands raised to support a flower painted shell resting on his head, the shell and scroll moulded base picked out in puce, and applied with coloured flowers and leaves, 6 1/4" high, circa 1760, no mark

Provenance; The Christner Collection, Christie's, November 1979, lot 33

                     English Private Collection 



A rare Bow sweetmeat figure