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A fine Bow sweetmeat figure

Provenance:
Dyson Perrins Collection

Literature:
Illustrated; R L Hobson, Worcester Porcelain, plate LXI, as Worcester 

See Peter Bradshaw, Bow Porcelain Figures, page 135, for a similar model

A Bow sweetmeat figure, in the form of a Levantine Lady, wearing a headdress, yellow coat and flower patterned dress, and holding a large scallop shell, the interior finely painted in coloured enamels with a flowerspray and an iron red butterfly, on shell applied base, the four scroll feet picked out in underglaze blue and gilt, 8" high, circa 1758-60, pseudo Worcester blue crescent mark



A fine Bow sweetmeat figure