London, South Kensington
20 November 2002
A Derby white biscuit group of four putti
Circa 1775, incised No251 and XI, William Duesbury & Co.
Each at various pursuits, hunting, bird catching or playing a pipe, surrounding a tree on a high rockwork base
8 7/8in. (22.5cm.) high
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Cf. John Twitchett, Derby Porcelain (London, 1980), p. 134, pl. 145 with a tentative attribution to the modeller Nicholas François Gauron.
Please note that no condition report is stated in this description.
Also note that this lot will be removed to the warehouse of Cadogan Tate Ltd. if not cleared by 1.00 p.m. on 21 November 2002.
Please refer to "Storage and Collection" on page 174 of the printed catalogue.
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