London, South Kensington
15 March 2001
A group of Topsy and Eva
each modelled kneeling holding hands, Eva with her right arm around Topsy's shoulders, sparsely coloured, on titled scroll-moulded base, circa 1852 (some minor cracks and a small chip to Eva's hair) -- 21.5cm. high; a pair of figures of the Cobbler and his Wife, each typically modelled seated on square gilt-line bases (damages) -- 17cm. high
See illustration (3)
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures Of The Victorian Era (1970), p. B204, fig. 84.
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