14 June 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 294
GBP 300 - GBP 500
A Staffordshire figure of Robert Burns
wearing long blue coat, jacket and breeches, modelled seated taking snuff, on shaped oval gilt line base, circa 1848 (light flaking to enamels) -- 19cm. high
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era (1970), p. H501, fig. 56.
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