A rare pair of Bow models of pugs, circa 1758-60

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Lot 164
A rare pair of Bow models of pugs, circa 1758-60

Sold for £ 3,500 (US$ 4,281) inc. premium
A rare pair of Bow models of pugs, circa 1758-60
Standing on scrolled bases picked out in puce, their blue collars tied with a bow, their coats painted in brown over a pale yellow wash, 6cm high (one restuck) (2)

Footnotes

  • A pair of similar models from the Freeman Collection is illustrated by Geoffrey Freeman and Anton Gabszewicz, Bow Porcelain (1982), p.154, pl.261, and by Peter Bradshaw, Bow Porcelain Figures (1992) p.167, pl.190. A model left in the white from the Schreiber Collection is in the Victoria and Albert Museum
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