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D1853. Pair of Polychrome Cold-Painted Cows

Delft, circa 1750

Each with a black forelock, tail, hooves, eyes and mouth with a lapping tongue, and gilded horns, wearing garlands of red, yellow, manganese and gilded flowers and green leaves around its neck and back, and modeled affronté, standing foursquare amidst molded frogs, snakes and leaves on the green grassy top of an iron-red edged chamfered rectangular base.

Lengths: 19 cm. (7.5 in.)

Provenance: The H.C. Bout Collection, Belgium

 

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