Rare Bow cockerel

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Standing on a scroll base, picked out in enamel colours.

c.1760

Ht. 4.3 inches

Exhibited: Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

The model with the companion hen is illustrated by Yvonne Hackenbrock, The Irwin Untermyer Collection (1957), pl.92, fig.256. See also a version of the cockerel in the Victoria and Albert Museum (acc. no. C.229-1940) A very similar cockerel forms part of a group of a cock and hen, illustrated by Elizabeth Adams and David Redstone, Bow Porcelain (1981), p.201, fig.131. For slightly earlier versions of the models on plain mound bases see Anton Gabszewicz and Geoffrey Freeman, Bow Porcelain (1982), p.156, no.266 and col. pl.9.

Stock number: 10768