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Title

Neptune or Water


Artist

Bow

England

1744 - 1776


About

The model is attributable to the anonymous artist known as the ‘Muses modeller’. The figure would originally have formed part of a set of the four elements, water being represented by Neptune, god of the sea. The Bow set was later reissued on rococo scrollwork bases.


Details


Date

circa 1752-circa 1755


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

soft-paste porcelain


Dimensions

19.6 x 11.2 x 9.6 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.79


Artist information

Bow

Works in the collection

17


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 46 (colour illus.). cat.no. 47