London, South Kensington
24 May 2001
A Bow figure of Matrimony
modelled a woman, wearing a hat and flower sprigged dress, the bodice dressed with blue ribbons, standing holding a bird cage under her right arm, a sheep recumbent at her feet, beside a rocky fountain, on a scroll-moulded base, impressed T.., circa 1753 (some restoration and minor damages) -- 25.5cm. high
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Cf. Anton Gabszewicz and Geoffrey Freeman, Bow Porcelain (1982), p. 129, pl. 201.
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