20 September 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 940
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
A figure of James Blomfield Rush
wearing a cobalt-blue frock-coat, green waistcoat and red trousers, modelled standing beside a pedestal, holding a speech in his right hand, upon titled shaped oval base, circa 1849 (small chips to edge of coat and base) -- 26cm. high
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era (1970), p. G482, fig. 48.
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