A large delftware punchbowl dated 1755, probably London, painted in blue to the exterior with a large continuous flower spray, the interior inscribed ‘One Bowl More and Then 1755’ within flower sprays and auspicious objects in bianco-sopra-bianco.
Please note – there is a 9cm hairline rim crack and a few other cracks to rim. Otherwise in extremely good condition.
Provenance: acquired from Sotheby’s, 27th July 1982, lot 634, formerly in the collections of Louis L Lipski and F H Garner.
Illustrated: Louis L Lipski & Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware, p.272, no.1150.