1) Qing Bai shallow dish; 2) Fujian ware bowl; 3) Qing Bai small footed cup by Various

David Howell was a life long Art Fund member.


1 & 3) porcelain; 2) earthenware
1) diameter 13 cm; 2) diameter 7.5 cm; 3) diameter 15 cm
Acquired in:
Bequeathed by:
David Howell through The Art Fund

He bequeathed a collection of oriental ceramics to various museums through the Art Fund, which he collected in the Far East whilst working for the British Council from the late 1950s to early 1990s. The small footed porcelain cup is illustrated here.

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