London, South Kensington
1 November 2001
Two Derby figures of a boy and a girl
emblematic of Summer and Winter from a set of the Seasons, Summer modelled standing holding a sheaf of corn, Winter modelled standing resting one knee on a rocky outcrop, holding a bundle of faggots over his right shoulder, on circular gilt line bases, circa 1795 (some damages and restoration) -- 23cm. high
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Cf. John Twitchett, Derby Porcelain (1980), p. 150, col. pl. 32, for a similar set of the Seasons.
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