French and English
Made at Bow Manufactory (England)
Object Place: Europe, England
Height x width: 16 x 11 1/2 in. (40.6 x 29.2 cm)
Medium or Technique
Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration; gilt bronze
Not On View
Trellis wall brackets molded as arbors surrounded with golden branches and leaves and porcelain flowers in polychrome. Each has three sockets and bobeches at the ends of the candle branches. The arbors are mounted with a pair of Bow porcelain figures of a shepherd and shepherdess. The gilt bronze and flowers are French, the central figure is English.
The Antique Porcelain Company of New York, Inc.; April 1, 1964, purchased by William A. Coolidge; 1993, gift to the MFA.
Bequest of William A. Coolidge