Antique Ceramics & Delft Blue (Dutch Delftware)
A Pair of Polychrome Milking Groups (112-557)
Around 1760, Delft, The Netherlands
(height) 7.1 in (width) 8.7 in (depth) 4.3 in
(height) 18.00 cm (width) 22.00 cm (depth) 11.00 cm
A Pair of Polychrome Milking Groups
The cow is modelled affronté. Each cow with a manganese spotted hide, forelock, eyes, ears, muzzle and hooves. An iron - red tong. Yellow horns and udder. She is wearing a garland of wonderfull flowers around her neck and back. One is milked by a lad wearing a manganese hat and shoes, a green jacket and yellow shorts. The other cow is milked by a maid wearing a yellow hat, and skirt dotted with iron - red flowers and a green jacket. Both are seated before a yellow-striped pail amidst leaves and grasses and a blue frog on a rectangular green base with marbleized sides.
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