Bow figure of a ‘Turkish Dancer’, high rococo base, c. 1765
Bow figure of a ‘Turkish Dancer’, modelled standing in a long purple robe & purple pantaloons, a turban on his head, a bocage tree support to one side, on a high rococo scroll base picked out in gold.
Red Anchor & Dagger mark,
Losses to leaves, hands excellent condition, feather chipped
Ex-Stockspring Antiques, London.
Exhibited: ‘A Treasury of Bow’, Melbourne/Ballarat/Hamilton 2000-1, item #223
ref. Bradshaw ‘Bow figures’ B62 – p136 for the model.