• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5966

    Christie's Interiors

    15 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 575

    A PAIR OF DERBY MODELS OF SQUIRRELS

    CIRCA 1775, EACH WITH GOLD ANCHOR MARKS TO REVERSE OF BASE, INDISTINCT INCISED MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF DERBY MODELS OF SQUIRRELS
    CIRCA 1775, EACH WITH GOLD ANCHOR MARKS TO REVERSE OF BASE, INDISTINCT INCISED MARKS
    Each naturalistically modelled seated on their haunches nibbling a nut held between each forepaw, wearing black and gilt collars, on stepped and canted tuquoise-ground and gilt-line bases
    7 in. (17.7 cm.) high (2)


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