An image of Summer from the seated rustic seasons

Bow

(England 1744 – 1776)

Summer from the seated rustic seasons

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

This is part of a popular set of figures that was in production from the mid 1750s (along with L2012.80, L2012.82, L2012.83). Spring has flowers, summer corn, autumn grapes; winter huddles over a brazier. Earlier examples are on simple pad bases. The set was reissued in the 1760s on rococo scrollwork bases (see no L2012.91).

Year
circa 1755-circa 1758
Media
Ceramic
Medium
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions
12.5 x 9.5 x 7.3 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.81