D1086. Pair of Polychrome Figures of Recumbent Cows
Delft, circa 1765
Each marked 3 astonne in blue script for the Drie Posteleyne Astonne (Three Porcelain Ash-Barrels) Factory and incised with an X
Each with a blue-spotted hide, blue eyes, an iron-red-delineated mouth, yellow horns and manganese hooves, her neck and back garlanded with colorful flowers, and modeled affronté with a slightly turned head and lying on a yellow-edged green low-mound base.
Lengths: 16.4 and 15.9 cm. (6 7/16 and 6 1/4 in.)