London, South Kensington
1 November 2001
A Bow sweetmeat figure of a female blackamoor
wearing blue headdress and pale-pink and puce floral dress tied with a blue sash, modelled leaning, her hands raised supporting a pierced circular basket, on shaped rectangular base with four scroll-moulded feet, circa 1760 (small chips and rubbing to gilding) -- 18.5cm. high
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Cf. Anton Gabszewicz, Made At New Canton, Bow Porcelain from the Collection of the London Borough of Newham (2000), p. 100, no. 88.
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