• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 361

    A PAIR OF DERBY GROUPS EMBLEMATIC OF SUMMER AND AUTUMN

    CIRCA 1760, WILLIAM DUESBURY & CO., PATCH MARKS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF DERBY GROUPS EMBLEMATIC OF SUMMER AND AUTUMN
    CIRCA 1760, WILLIAM DUESBURY & CO., PATCH MARKS
    Each modelled as a gallant and companion wearing puce, turquoise, iron-red, yellow and flowered clothes and hats, with corn and with fruiting vine stocks, each on circular mound bases
    6¼ in. (16 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Jupiter Antiques, Kent.


    Literature

    R. Sharp, Ceramics: Ethics & Scandal, New York, 2002, p. 92.