Covered bowl

Ref: 1832
  • Maker

    Marked for James Aldridge (fl. 1778-1827?)

  • Detail

    Porcelain, with silver-gilt mounts

    10.2 cm (diameter)

    Japanese, circa 1700 (the porcelain)

    English (London), 1817-18 (the mounts)

  • Provenance

    William Beckford (1760-1844); by descent to 10th Duke of Hamilton (1767-1852); thence by descent to 12th Duke of Hamilton (d. 1895); his sale, Christie’s, 20 June 1882, lot 232, bt Duncan for Christopher Beckett Denison; his sale, Christie’s, 11 June 1885, lot 599, bt Kidson for William James (1854-1912); by descent to Edward James, until sold by Edward James Foundation, 2016

  • Exhibited

    ‘William Beckford (1760-1844): An Eye for the Magnificent’, London, 2001-02, no. 127

  • Literature

    ‘1876 Inventory of Hamilton Palace’, p. 73

    Derek Ostergard, ed., William Beckford (1760-1844): An Eye for the Magnificent, New Haven & London, 2001, p. 388