Bust from a Set of the Four Seasons: Spring
Made by Samson Manufactury (French (Paris))
Object Place: Europe, France
49.53 x 32.38 x 19.68 cm (19 1/2 x 12 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome enamels
Not On View
This bust belongs to a set of four, representing the Four Seasons, based on originals made in the workshop of Nicolas Fouquay, Rouen, ca. 1730.
Inscribed in blue enamel on back of bust: "Faict à Rouen/ 1647"
Fleur de lys, in blue enamel, on back of bust.
Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis