• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 368

    A DERBY GROUP OF TWO LADY MACARONI FIGURES

    CIRCA 1775, WILLIAM DUESBURY & CO., PATCH MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A DERBY GROUP OF TWO LADY MACARONI FIGURES
    CIRCA 1775, WILLIAM DUESBURY & CO., PATCH MARKS
    Modelled standing before a tree bough, one wearing a green bonnet, white cape, turquoise over-skirt and patterned dress, reading a book, the other with elaborately dressed hair and jewels in a puce-flowered dress and tiered underskirts, on an oval mound base applied with flowers
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired from D. M. & P. Manheim, New York.


    Literature

    R. Sharp, Ceramics: Ethics & Scandal, New York, 2002, p. 79.