A pair of Derby figures of a shepherd and shepherdess circa 1775
Lot 590
A pair of Derby figures of a shepherd and shepherdess, circa 1775,
Sold for £312 (US$ 524) inc. premium
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A pair of Derby figures of a shepherd and shepherdess, circa 1775,
the musicians seated among very elaborate flowering bocage, he plays bagpipes with a dog at his side, she plays a mandolin with a lamb beside her on the rococo base heightened in turquoise and gold, the colouring following Chelsea-Derby traditions, 19.5cm and 20cm high, incised No 284, both with 'repairer's' mark g (candle nozzles lacking, his left arm restored, other minor losses to extremities) (2)
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