London, South Kensington
24 May 2001
Two Bow figures of Plenty and Neptune
emblematic of Earth and Water from a set of the Elements, Plenty wearing floral dress and cape, modelled standing above a lion, holding a cornucopia filled with fruit, Neptune wearing loose robes, typically modelled standing above a dolphin, holding an upturned jar of water, on shaped oval bases, circa 1760 (damages, losses and restoration) -- 20cm. high
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Cf. Anton Gabszewicz and Geoffrey Freeman, Bow Porcelain, The Collection formed by Geoffrey Freeman (1982), p. 139, pl. 228 and 229.
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