Bust from a Set of the Four Seasons: Spring

French (Paris)
about 1870–90
Made by Samson Manufactury (French (Paris))


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

49.53 x 32.38 x 19.68 cm (19 1/2 x 12 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23.549

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome enamels

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

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.

Inscription

Inscribed in blue enamel on back of bust: "Faict à Rouen/ 1647"

Markings

Fleur de lys, in blue enamel, on back of bust.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis