• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 353

    A LONGTON HALL FIGURE OF A GIRL EMBLEMATIC OF SUMMER

    CIRCA 1758

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LONGTON HALL FIGURE OF A GIRL EMBLEMATIC OF SUMMER
    CIRCA 1758
    In a pale yellow-lined hat, yellow and puce bodice and gathered flowered skirt, holding a sickle and corn, on a puce scroll and foliage-moulded base
    4¾ in. (12 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Stockspring Antiques, London.


    Literature

    R. Sharp, Ceramics: Ethics & Scandal, New York, 2002, p. 185.