Rare Lowestoft porcelain inkwell SOLD

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of capstan shape with an everted rim around the well, the shoulder pierced with four quill holders,  inscribed ‘A Trifle from LOWESTOFT’  within a wavy edged cartouche embellished with stylised leafy sprigs probably painted by Robert Allen,  the reverse and top painted with sprigs.

c.1790

Diam. 2.7 inches

Provenance:-Henry Levine Collection, sold at Sotheby’s 25th November 1982 lot. 251

Illustrated by Geoffrey Godden in ‘Lowestoft Porcelains’ plate 225

Stock number: 10678