14 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 3,250
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A CHELSEA MINIATURE FIGURE OF A MAN WITH A RAKE
CIRCA 1758-62, BROWN ANCHOR MARK TO TREE STUMP
Modelled standing raking cut grass, a tree-stump at his side, wearing a red cap with gilt top-knot, a pink jacket with green lining, white shirt with blue collar and pale-yellow breeches, on a rectangular mound base
2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high
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Anon., Sotheby's London, 4th February 1969, lot 156.