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    Sale 5971

    An English Look - Robert Kime, Piers von Westenholz, David Bedale and James Graham-Stewart

    8 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 258

    TWO ENGLISH IVORY BUSTS OF WILLIAM IV AND QUEEN ADELAIDE

    BY BENJAMIN CHEVERTON, CIRCA 1835

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    TWO ENGLISH IVORY BUSTS OF WILLIAM IV AND QUEEN ADELAIDE
    BY BENJAMIN CHEVERTON, CIRCA 1835
    Queen Adelaide signed 'Cheverton Sc', each on black marble plinths, variations in size
    William IV - 10½ in. (26.5 cm.) high; Queen Adelaide - 9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) overall (2)


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    Benjamin Cheverton (d.1876), sculptor, entrepreneur and engineer created the Cheverton Reducing Machine in 1836, which miniaturized full-scale sculpture.

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