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Title

Neptune or Water

circa 1752-circa 1755

Artist

Bow

England

1744 - 1776

Alternate image of Neptune or Water by Bow
Alternate image of Neptune or Water by Bow
  • 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
    Location
    18th c European porcelain
    Accession number
    L2012.79
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Bow

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  • 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.

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