attributed to Joseph Willems
circa 1755 - circa 1758
205 mm (Height)Order this image
A Chelsea group of dancers by Joseph Willems, circa 1755-58. In the Meissen style, modelled as a man and woman in a lively pose with interlocking arms, he with his left arm and leg raised, wearing a puce frock coat and black breeches, she holding her apron in her left arm and raising her right foot, wearing a bright blue bodice and yellow skirt, upon a small mound base applied with flowers and leaves. Red anchor mark.
Purchased from William Copeland via Bonhams at 'The Contents of Trelissick House including The Copeland China Collection' auction 23-24th July 2013. Feock, near Truro, Cornwall.
Marks and inscriptions
Red anchor mark
Makers and roles
attributed to Joseph Willems, maker