D1855. Pair of Polychrome Milking Groups
Delft, circa 1760
Each marked LPK in blue for De Porceleyne Lampetkan (The Porcelain Ewer) factory
Modeled affronté, each cow with a blue spotted white hide, eyes, muzzle and forelock, manganese ears and hooves and yellow horns, wearing garlands of iron-red, yellow and manganese flowers and green leaves around its neck and back, standing foursquare and being milked by a youth wearing a green coat and manganese breeches and hat, each seated with a pail between his feet at the semicircular front of the chamfered rectangular base, its caned sides marbleized in iron-red and yellow, and its green top molded with frogs and leaves.
Lengths: both 21.4 cm. (8.4 in.)
Provenance: The H.C. Bout Collection, Belgium