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    Sale 5902

    Christie's Interiors

    17 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 93

    A SET OF FOUR DERBY BISCUIT FIGURES 'THE FRENCH SEASONS'

    LATE 18TH CENTURY, INCISED CROWNED 'D' AND CROSSED BATONS MARKS AND 'NO 123'

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    A SET OF FOUR DERBY BISCUIT FIGURES 'THE FRENCH SEASONS'
    LATE 18TH CENTURY, INCISED CROWNED 'D' AND CROSSED BATONS MARKS AND 'No 123'
    Modelled after Tournai originals on designs by Boucher, Spring and Winter as youths, one carrying a posy, the other wrapped in a fur and carrying faggots, Summer and Autumn as girls, with a cornsheaf and basket of grapes respectively
    9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) high approx. (4)


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