7 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A PAIR OF ENGLISH PAINTED PLASTER BUSTS OF HOMER AND VIRGIL
AFTER THE ANTIQUE, CAST BY B. & R. SHOUT, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
Each depicted facing frontally on circular socle topped by a name tablet, Virgil indistinctly marked 'Holborn' to the reverse
22½ in. (57 cm.) high (2)
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Probably acquired by Sir John Gladstone for Seaforth House, Liverpool.