A scarce 18th century Bow porcelain large figure of a man warming his hands over a brazier, he is wearing a long pale yellow coat with ‘sealing wax blue’ cuffs and a waistoat painted with pink roses, standing on a rococo style base, raised on four scroll moulded feet.
Emblematic of Winter from a set of ‘Standing Rustic Seasons’ *
Height: 9½” (24cm)
Condition: A little restoration to: a few of his fingers, chips on the brim of his hat, the brazier has been reattached and there is a piece of firewood missing from the base.
Stock ref: 16741/yrsp-
* Examples illustrated by Bradshaw , ‘Bow Porcelain Figures 1748-74’, pl111, page 132 & Frank Stoner ‘Chelsea, Bow & Derby Porcelain Figures’ pl87.