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A Bristol figure emblematic of Water

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A Bristol figure emblematic of Water from a set of the Classical Elements, classically draped, with a wreath in his hair, holding a net filled with fish and resting on an urn issuing water, on a scroll moulded plinth on a mound base, Richard Champion's factory, circa 1773 (firing crack through base, some damages, restoration and old overpainting) -- 24cm. high See illustration

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Cf. Peter Bradshaw, 18th Century English Porcelain Figures 1745-1795 (1981), p. 249, pl. 149 for a set of the 'Classical Elements'.

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