A pair of Bow models of parrots, circa 1770, Perched on flowering bocage, anchor and dagger marks (some restoration)
Lot 192
A good pair of Bow models of birds on stumps, circa 1770
£1,800 - 2,500
US$ 3,100 - 4,200
Lot Details
A good pair of Bow models of birds on stumps, circa 1770
Perched on woody tree stumps applied with a profusion of flowers in a variety of sizes and forms, one bird looking downwards, the other at the viewer, their plumage coloured in pink, yellow, orange, purple and green, 14.5 and 15cm high, anchor and dagger marks in black (some restoration) (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: the Spenton Collection. These unusual models have variously been described as parrots, pheasants and buntings. A pair on taller bases is in the Untermyer Collection, see Yvonne Hackenbroch's catalogue (1957), pl. 87, fig 262
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