London, South Kensington
28 March 2002
A pair of figures of Moody and Sankey
each wearing frock coat, waistcoat and trousers, Moody modelled standing with his right hand resting on a pedestal, Sankey with his left hand on a book on pedestal, sparsely coloured and gilt, on titled shaped oval bases, circa 1873 (light rubbing to gilding) -- 33.5cm. high
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P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Figures of the Victorian Era (1970), p. D327 for a pair of larger coloured examples of these figures, from slightly different moulds.
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