14 June 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 329
GBP 200 - GBP 300
A Staffordshire figure of Benjamin Disraeli
Sampson Smith, wearing frockcoat, waistcoat and trousers, modelled standing with his right hand on his hip and his left hand resting on a pedestal, on oval base titled in gilt Beaconsfield, circa 1875 (cracked, overpainting to black enamels of hair) -- 42cm. high
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era (1970), p. B195, fig. 48.
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