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A PAIR OF DERBY FIGURES OF 'THE GARLAND SHEPHERDS'

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A PAIR OF DERBY FIGURES OF 'THE GARLAND SHEPHERDS' CIRCA 1770 Each standing before a bocage on rocaille moulded-base enriched with gilt, he with his hand on his hip, his dog at his right, wearing a green jacket lined in pink, a white vest decorated with gilt and iron-red flowers, and iron-red britches gilt with flowers; she playing with the lamb at her left, wearing a green bodice over her white blouse, her iron-red skirt gilt with flowers (his left hand missing, chip to hat, her neck restuck, chips to both bocages)--7 3/8in. (18.7cm.) high (2)

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Cf. Peter Bradshaw, Derby Porcelain Figures 1750-1848, London, 1990, plate XIII; and John Twitchett, Derby Porcelain, London, 1980, pl. 60

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