14 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 900
A CHELSEA MINIATURE FIGURE OF A REAPER
CIRCA 1758-62, BROWN ANCHOR MARK TO TREE STUMP
Modelled standing above his scythe, a flower-encrusted tree-stump at his side, wearing a pink-coloured round hat, a puce stitch pattern and green stripe sleeveless jacket, white shirt and pale-yellow breeches, on a circular mound base
2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high
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Anon., sale Sotheby's London, 4th February 1969, lot 158.
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