London, South Kensington
11 October 2002
A Bow group of a horse and rider
Circa 1770, iron-red anchor and dagger marks to the reverse
The rider wearing a flowered jacket and yellow breeches, modelled standing beside a horse with puce dappled markings, before a flowering bocage on a pierced scroll-moulded footed base (the upper section of the bocage missing with assicoated restoration, restoration to the flowers, the straps and his right hand)
6 in. (15.2 cm.) wide
Cf. Anton Gabszewicz, Made at New Canton, Bow Porcelain from the Collection of the London Borough of Newham (London, 2000), p. 101, no. 89 for a pair of related groups of 'Price's Horsemanship'. See also Raymond C. Yarborough, Bow Porcelain and the London Theatre (Hancock, 1996), p. 62, fig. 90 for a print showing equestrian tricks by Thomas Price.
Purchased from D.M. & P. Manheim Ltd., 12 June 1971, for #1100 (as specified on original receipt).
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