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A BOW PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT DOE CIRCA 1755

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A BOW PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT DOE CIRCA 1755

A BOW PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT DOE CIRCA 1755

A BOW PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT DOE CIRCA 1755


modeled with its head turned, on an oval mound base applied with flowers and leaves.

Height 3¾ in.

9.4 cm

In overall generally good appearance. Both ears replaced. Some touches of restoration to both flowers and associated areas of their leaves, and one further leaf under the doe's right hind leg. Typical minor surface scratching to enamels.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Sotheby's London, July 7, 1981, lot 114

Sotheby's New York, December 9, 1986, lot 184

A pair of enameled Bow figures of a stag and doe with painter's numeral 2 to both, formerly in the collection of the Hon. Mrs. B. Bruce, sold at Sotheby's London, November 9th, 1976, lot 79, is illustrated in Anton Gabszewicz and Geoffrey Freeman, Bow Porcelain, The Collection formed by Geoffrey Freeman, London, 1982, pp. 150-151, no. 250