Earthenware figure representing Asia by Unknown Artist

Cream coloured figure of Asia, painted with high-temperature colours: blue, yellow, manganese-purple, and green.

Details

Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
18 cm
Acquired in:
1959
Presented by:
Geoffrey Stephenson through The Art Fund

Elephant's scalp on the head of the figire is symbolic of Asia. Signed 'Bosvelt P.D.S. 1770', but not identified.

Provenance

Mr Geoffrey Stephenson

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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