20 September 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 588
GBP 300 - GBP 400
A figure of Charles Stewart Parnell
modelled standing in Greek dress, holding a shillelagh in his left hand, beside a flag with the Union Jack and Irish harp, on titled rocky mound base, 1882 (minor rubbing to the gilding and enamels) -- 34.5cm. high
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era (1970), p. B196, fig. 55.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Please note that there is a restored chip to Parnell's left knee.
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