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.)