An early Bow pastoral figure of a Vintner by the Muses Modeller, circa 1752-54
Lot 68
An early Bow pastoral figure of a Vintner by the Muses Modeller, circa 1752-54
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,291) inc. premium
Lot Details
An early Bow pastoral figure of a Vintner by the Muses Modeller, circa 1752-54
Modelled standing against a tree stump with a basket of grapes at his feet, wearing a puce frock coat, striped yellow breeches and a pale yellow hat, the buckles on his shoes and the buttons of his coat picked out in gold, on a square base washed in green, 15.8cm high (some restoration)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: With Gilbert Lévy, Paris (paper label to base). Another example of this very rare model, formerly in the Knoblock collection, is illustrated by Arthur Lane, English porcelain figures of the 18th century (1961) p.88, pl.40. A rare Bow group of Liberty and Matrimony by The Muses Modeller was sold in these rooms on 1 December 2010, lot 106.
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