A rare Royal Doulton figure, Digger HN 322 pre 1920
Lot 255
A rare Royal Doulton figure, Digger HN 322 pre 1920
AU$ 6,000 - 8,000
US$ 5,600 - 7,500
Lot Details
A rare Royal Doulton figure, Digger HN 322
pre 1920
designed by Ernest Light and Harry Noke in the form of a World War I New Zealand Anzac Army soldier in khaki uniform and standing at ease, his hands in his pockets. The figure was modelled on a portrait of John A.A. B. Shorter, son of Doulton's Australian agents and stands on a shaped circular base.
25cm, incised Light Digger Noke to the base

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Collection of Major General James Murcoch Archer Durrant Dso cmg and thence by direct descent to Colonel John Henley Durrant and thence by descent.
    Private Collection Victoria.
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