A rare Derby figural centrepiece or pickle stand, circa 1775
Lot 118
A rare Derby figural centrepiece or pickle stand, circa 1775
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,509) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Derby figural centrepiece or pickle stand, circa 1775
Modelled as four kneeling blackamoors holding shells painted with flowers, surrounding a central shell raised on a scrolled support, their costumes painted with flowers and picked out in gold, the square base boldly moulded with shells picked out in gold, green and turquoise, 29.6cm high, patch marks (some damage and restoration)

Footnotes

  • A related example is illustrated by John Twitchett, Derby Porcelain (1980), p 60, fig 50
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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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