• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 4

    A STAFFORDSHIRE FIGURE OF A BATSMAN AND WICKET-KEEPER

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    A STAFFORDSHIRE FIGURE OF A BATSMAN AND WICKET-KEEPER
    mid 19th century, the batsman stands to the right and wears a round hat, the wicket-keeper squats behind the stumps bare-headed, both are in open shirts and blue jackets with gilt trim, on common rounded base -- 165mm. (6in.) high. Pugh F456 (plate 4, fig. 6): "rare" and "desirable".


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