24 - 25 January 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A MID-WEST COLLECTOR
A BOW BOCAGE GROUP OF A COSTUMED BOY AND GIRL
Circa 1765, blue cresent mark
Both figures standing wearing Turkish costumes, she with purple flowered outer garment under a light-yellow coat; he with a flowered jacket over cobalt and gold pants, yellow boots and a pink-lined yellow robe, on flower-encrusted base supported by turquoise and gold scroll feet, supporting a flowering bocage
71/8in. (8.1cm.) high
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Cf. Anton Gabszewicz, Bow Porcelain, The Collection formed by Geoffrey Freeman, London, 1982, no. 242.
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