• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 357

    AN ENGLISH PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A MAN PLAYING WITH A DOG

    CIRCA 1760, ATTRIBUTED TO NICHOLAS CRISP'S FACTORY, VAUXHALL

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ENGLISH PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A MAN PLAYING WITH A DOG
    CIRCA 1760, ATTRIBUTED TO NICHOLAS CRISP'S FACTORY, VAUXHALL
    Wearing underglaze blue, white and pink patterned clothes, standing before a scroll-moulded rockwork support, surmounted by his dog holding his plumed hat in his left hand, on a scroll-moulded green and puce base
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) high


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    Literature

    R. Sharp, Ceramics: Ethics & Scandal, New York, 2002, p. 185.