London, South Kensington
15 March 2001
A pair of figures of dancers
Jules Perrot as 'Albrecht' and his companion thought to be Carlotta Grisi as 'Giselle', each modelled standing, one arm raised to their head and the other hand on their waist, with crossed legs, he wearing a jacket and pantaloons, she wearing a hat and a dress with striped skirts, on scroll moulded bases, circa 1842 -- 26cm. high; a figure of Lord Byron modelled seated holding a book in his left hand and a scroll in his right hand, on a titled square base with canted corners, mid 19th century -- 19.5cm. high; a clock face group -- 29cm. high; a group of two lovers seated below an arbour -- 20cm. high; a spill vase group of a shepherdess -- 24cm. high; a figure a pipe player and spaniel -- 24.5cm. high; and two figures with goats, 19th centruy
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures Of The Victorian Era (1970), p. E400, fig. 132 and fig. 133 for the theatrical figures.
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