An Exceptionally Rare Davenport Bone China Bulb Pot or Pot Pourri Centerpiece of museum quality, complete with its two original covers. Circa 1840.
Each square panel richly hand painted in Chinoiserie style, each canted side panel with still life of flowers decoration on turquoise ground.
The pierced dome top cover with similar decoration and open top square finial. This exquisite piece is raised on lion's paw feet.
Condition: Exceptional condition for such an early piece, with no losses or evidence of wear to gilding. Typically unmarked.
Height: 8.75” (22.25cm). Width: (at top rim) 5.75” (14.5cm). Depth: (at top rim) 5.75” (14.5cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
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Provenance: From the Collection of Kenneth Neame. Mount Street, Mayfair, offered by Sotheby's London.
The companion to this piece can be viewed at The Bowes Museum. Barnard Castle, County Durham, England.