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Title

Girl fish seller,

circa 1755-1760


Artist

Bow

England

1744 - 1776


About

This figure and the boy fish seller (L2012.86) are based on Meissen figures modelled by Kändler and/or Eberlein c1748. In Bow examples the boy sometimes has a hat. Both the Bow figures have a square hole at the back probably intended to hold metal branches bearing porcelain flowers and/or candle sconces.


Details


Date

circa 1755-1760


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

soft-paste porcelain


Dimensions

15.1 x 8.6 x 8.0 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.85


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, 48 (colour illus.). cat.no. 51