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    Sale 2010

    Christie's Interiors

    10 - 11 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 408

    THREE ENGLISH PEARLWARE FIGURES,

    CIRCA 1780-1810,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    THREE ENGLISH PEARLWARE FIGURES,
    CIRCA 1780-1810,
    the first after the Medici Venus; the second of Ceres and emblematic of Summer; the third with arms raised and standing beside a shield
    The Venus 9in. (23cm.) high (3)


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    See Pat Halfpenny, English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840, Suffolk, 1991, p. 112, plate 21 and p, 174 for other examples of the Medici Venus and of the orator.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.