Rare Version Early Bow Porcelain Figure of Winter c1755
Heading : Bow porcelain figure of winter
Date : c1755
Period : George II
Marks : None
Origin : Bow, London.
Colour : Polychrome
Pattern : Winter, from the four seasons group, sits on top of a stack of logs warming his hands over a brazier.
Condition : Glaze nibble to the logs, firing crack next to brazier
Restoration : A small area of restoration to the tip of his left shoe. Another chip has been filled to the left side of the hem of Winter's coat.
Dimensions : 13.4cm height
Weight : 504 grams
This is the earlier version of winter usually found in blanc de chine. Note the absence of the later pedestal base and the inclusion of a walking stick. Also note the undecorated white pad base that was little used after 1756
V&A catalogue number: CIRC.248-1931
- Product Code: 20101328
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