London, South Kensington
28 March 2002
A porcelaineous figure of Madame Vestris as 'Paul'
modelled kneeling on her left knee with her hands held together in prayer, on circular gilt-line base, mid 19th century (damages and restoration) -- 16.5cm. high
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era (1970), p. E433, fig. 226.
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