A rare Derby figure of a street vendor, circa 1765
Lot 115
A rare Derby figure of a street vendor, circa 1765
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,890) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Derby figure of a street vendor, circa 1765
Standing on a mound base applied with flowers, carrying a box open to reveal a range of items for sale, including spectacles, tape measure and combs, wearing a red cloak, pale yellow dress and bright turquoise underskirt reserving panels of flowers in 'cotton stem' style, 26.8cm high, patch marks (some restoration)

Footnotes

  • See Peter Bradshaw, Derby Porcelain Figures (1990), p 107 for the model together with the companion figure of a Jewish peddler

Saleroom notices

  • Please note the revised estimates
Activities
Contacts
  1. Fergus Gambon
    Specialist - British Ceramics
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8245
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