An image of Girl holding a nest of chicks (Summer?)

Chelsea

(England 1744 – 1769)

Girl holding a nest of chicks (Summer?)

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The rosy-cheeked farm labourer has discovered a nest of chicks while harvesting corn. The figure would probably have represented summer in a set of the four seasons.

Year
circa 1762-circa 1765
Media
Ceramic
Medium
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions
30.8 x 15.5 x 13.3 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.103