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D1160. Polychrome Fluted Oval Barber’s Bowl

Delft or Schiedam, circa 1765

Painted in iron-red, yellow, manganese, green and blue in the center with bamboo, peonies and other flowering plants growing around a pierced rock in a fenced garden within three floral sprays alternating with three winged insects on the irregularly fluted rim, its lower edge with a neck notch, and its left side with an oval depression for the shaving ball, the foot rim pierced with two holes for suspension.

Length: 27 cm. (10 5/8 in.)

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