A set of four Chelsea bustos, circa 1765-69
Lot 60
A set of four Chelsea bustos, circa 1765-69
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,489) inc. premium
Lot Details
A set of four Chelsea bustos, circa 1765-69
Emblematic of the Seasons, modelled half length, Spring as a lady with flowers in her hair, Summer also a lady with corn stalks in her hair, Autumn as Bacchus, his hair with vines, Winter as a cloaked aged man, on waisted spreading plinths with moulding picked out in gold, 10.5cm high (chips and restoration) (4)

Footnotes

  • The Chelsea sale catalogue of 1755 mentions a set of four small 'bustos of heathen gods and goddesses' on pedestal bases. Another set was sold in these rooms on 23 April 2008, lot 61. A similar set but from the Red Anchor period, is illustrated by F. Severne Mackenna, Chelsea Porcelain, The Red Anchor Wares (1951), pl.54, fig.108
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