20 September 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 588
GBP 400 - GBP 600
A creamware figure of a female gardener
of Wood family type, modelled standing, holding a flower in her left hand, her apron filled with further blooms, on a hollow rocky mound base, circa 1800 (restored) -- 19.5cm. high
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Cf. Pat Halfpenny, English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840 (1991), p. 134.
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