Bow set of ‘Seasons’ in the white, circa 1754
Bow set of the ‘Four Seasons’, represented by two man & two women with their various seasonal attributes, each on a low mound base.
tallest 13cm high (shortest 12cm)
Some small , old repairs.
Ex-Stockspring Antiques, London.
Exhibited: ‘A Treasury of Bow’, Melbourne/Ballarat/Hamilton 2000-1, item #191
These sets of seasons are rare to find complete, and details vary between sets. While there is a slight tonal difference between 2 of these, it is more obvious though the camera than through the naked eye. It represents variation in kiln results; the position in the kiln, and the heat/cooling cycle could affect the tone of body/glaze even within the same firing. We believe these are a harmonious set that have been together all their lives….