15 March 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 235
GBP 200 - GBP 300
A group of Victoria and Albert
modelled standing arm in arm, she wearing a bonnet and shawl, holding a muff, he wearing a top hat, frock coat and trousers, well coloured, on a shaped rectangular gilt-line base, circa 1858 -- 18.5cm. high; a figure of a gentleman, possibly an opera singer, wearing an ermine-edged cloak, waistcoat and breeches, modelled standing with his right hand on his hip, his left hand holding a scroll, mid 19th century -- 16cm. high (2)
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures Of The Victorian Era (1970), p. A135, fig. 87, pl. 82, for a similar group of Victoria and Albert, also p. E400, fig. 129 for the theatrical figure.
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