• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5927

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    29 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 182

    A PAIR OF CHELSEA (GOLD ANCHOR) FIGURES OF A SHEPHERD AND SHEPHERDESS

    CIRCA 1765, GOLD ANCHOR MARKS TO THE REVERSE OF THE TREE-STUMPS

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF CHELSEA (GOLD ANCHOR) FIGURES OF A SHEPHERD AND SHEPHERDESS
    CIRCA 1765, GOLD ANCHOR MARKS TO THE REVERSE OF THE TREE-STUMPS
    The shepherd modelled standing wearing a pink tricorn hat moulded with gilt shells, a turquoise cape similarly moulded, a gilt waistcoat and pink breeches, a hound at his feet before pierced flower-encrusted tree-stump bases moulded with rococo scrolls, his companion similarly modelled, her clothes moulded with shells, on a rococo scroll base
    He 10¼ in. (26 cm.) high (2)


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