Rare pair of Bow ‘Bunting’ birds, circa 1758

$5,600.00 AUD

Rare pair of Bow ‘Buntings’, the yellow birds modelled sitting on tree stumps with brightly coloured flowers & leaves, each contorting to preen their feathers.  

Unmarked, 

circa 1758 

Tallest 9.5cm high, aprox. 10cm long, plinth 5cm

ref. Gabszevich ‘Freeman Collection’ no. 268 for a very similar pair, dated 1756-58. 

Ex-Stockspring Antiques, London. 

Exhibited: ‘A Treasury of Bow’, Melbourne/Ballarat/Hamilton 2000-1, item #208

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