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A rare Bow sweetmeat figure
 

 

Literature:
See Frank Stoner, Chelsea, Bow and Derby Porcelain Figures, Their Distinguishing Characteristics, 1955, plate 81, for a pair of these figures
 
A rare Bow sweetmeat group, in the form of a young milkmaid, seated, leaning on a large milk pail, and holding a cup in her left hand, finely decorated in coloured enamels, a yoke at her feet, the scroll moulded base picked out in puce, blue and green, 6 1/4" high, circa 1755, no mark
 
   

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