seated on its haunches on a mound base eating fruit, its fur naturalistically washed in brown, the base applied with flowers and picked out in puce
Ht. 2.4 inches
Rous Lench Collection label on base.
Proveance:- Rous Lench Collection.
Two related models are recorded, one with a similar monkey carrying its baby on its back; see Anton Gabszewicz and Geoffrey Freeman, Bow Porcelain (1982), no.260. The other has the monkey mounted on the same base as a putto.