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Title

Spring from the seated rustic seasons,

circa 1755-circa 1758


Artist

Bow

England

1744 - 1776


About

This is part of a popular set of figures that was in production from the mid 1750s (along with L2012.81, L2012.82, L2012.83). Spring has flowers, summer corn, autumn grapes; winter huddles over a brazier. Earlier examples are on simple pad bases. The set was reissued in the 1760s on rococo scrollwork bases (see no L2012.91).


Details


Date

circa 1755-circa 1758


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

soft-paste porcelain


Dimensions

12.8 x 10.0 x 8.2 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.80


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, 44 (colour illus., detail|), 47 (colour illus.). cat.no. 49