A pair of Derby figures of John Milton and William Shakespeare Circa 1770-75
Lot 8
A pair of Derby figures of John Milton and William Shakespeare Circa 1770-75
£500 - 600
US$ 840 - 1,000
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The Chester Sale Chester
5 Jul 2011 11:00 BST

Auction 18870
Lot Details
English Pottery and Porcelain
A pair of Derby figures of John Milton and William Shakespeare
Circa 1770-75
Each modelled beside a classical style pillar, Shakespeare with his elbow resting on a pile of books, a scroll dropping down bearing a verse from the 'Tempest', Milton similarly modelled holding a script inscribed with a verse form 'Paradise Lost', each mounted on a canted rectangular base detailed with gilt; Shakespeare 28cm high, Milton 26cm high. (2)
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