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Title

Girl holding a nest of chicks (Summer?)

circa 1762-circa 1765


Artist

Chelsea

England

1744 - 1769


About

The rosy-cheeked farm labourer has discovered a nest of chicks while harvesting corn. The figure would probably have represented summer in a set of the four seasons.


Details


Date

circa 1762-circa 1765


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

soft-paste porcelain


Dimensions

30.8 x 15.5 x 13.3 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.103


Artist information

Chelsea

Works in the collection

23


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 59 (colour illus.), 71 (colour illus., detail). cat.no. 71