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TWO BOW FIGURES Circa 1760 Both wearing flowered clothes, one modelled as a girl emblematic of Spring from a set of the Seasons, with a basket of flowers over her right arm, standing on a circular base (brim of hat and right hand restored, restored chip to base, minor chips to flowers); the other modelled as a bagpiper, standing with a hound at his feet on a circular flower-encrusted base (restoration to hands and instrument, dog's ear restored, minor chipping) 5 1/2in. (14cm.) and 5 3/4in. (14.5cm.) high (2)

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A similar figures of Spring was sold in these Rooms 23 February 1987, lot 238. For a figure of the bagpiper, see W.B. Honey, Old English Porcelain, pl. 37A

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