~ English Bow Porcelain Figure Of Putti Holding Basket With Flowers c1760 ~
The figure stands on the raised base applied with flowers. The putti holds a basket of flower in both hands. The figure is wearing a floral garland and chaplet. It is very finely painted in coloured glazes. Unmarked.
~ Bow ~
Bow figures originated around 1745. Thomas Frye and his silent partner, Edward Heylin, owned the patent. Their British factory made everyday, practical items, but will always be remembered for their porcelain figurines
~ Dimensions ~
The figure is 5.5 inches (14cm) tall by 2.25 inches (5.5cm) wide and the base diameter is approx. 2 inches (5cm). The total weight is 192 grams.
~ Condition ~
The condition of the figure is decent. It has losses to the leaves and flowers. The figure does not have any restoration evidence. Rare and highly desirable figure.