An image of Neptune or Water

Bow

(England 1744 – 1776)

Neptune or Water

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The model is attributable to the anonymous artist known as the ‘Muses modeller’. The figure would originally have formed part of a set of the four elements, water being represented by Neptune, god of the sea. The Bow set was later reissued on rococo scrollwork bases.

Year
circa 1752-circa 1755
Media
Ceramic
Medium
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions
19.6 x 11.2 x 9.6 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.79