Chelsea porcelain figure ‘The Farmer’, c. 1765.
Rare Chelsea porcelain figure, c. 1760. Modelled as a Farmer, wearing 18th Century costume, of a pink jacket and breeches elaborately painted with peacock feathers, whilst carrying a large scythe. He stands before a flowering tree, upon which rests his small barrel of beer, above his lunch wrapped in a large flowered cloth.
Set upon a circular flower strewn, grassy mound base, edged with moulded rocaille, heightened in gilt.
Gold Anchor mark to the tree.
Height: 21.5 cm, 8 1/2”.
Width: 11.5 cm, 4 1/2”.
Depth: 7.7 cm, 3”.
Condition: Chips to the leaves and flowers