21 November 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,062
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
A DERBY WHITE BISCUIT GROUP OF PUTTI AS HUNTSMEN
CIRCA 1775, INCISED NO. 251 AND REPAIRER'S X MARK
Modeled in the round with four putti standing before a tree, each holding different attributes of hunting and attended by two hounds, on a rocky mound base
9¼ in. (23.4 cm.) high
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See Peter Bradshaw, Derby Porcelain Figures, London, 1990, p. 325, pl. 268 for another example of this model in the Derby Museums and Art Gallery. Bradshaw has posited that this group is possibly based on a Tournai prototype, see p. 159.
The China Shop, Montreal, 7 October 1987.
Anonymous sale; Waddington's, Toronto, 24 November 1986.
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