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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Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 46 (colour illus.). cat.no. 47
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Bow Spring from the seated rustic seasons circa 1755-circa 1758 L2012.80 On display – 18th c European porcelain
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