New York, East
23 - 24 January 2001
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF VIRGINIA CARROLL CRAWFORD
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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE FIGURE
Circa 1820, painted iron-red 38
In the guise of a masked Harlequin, standing in contrapposto in plummed yellow hat, holding a slap-stick, the mound base applied with flowers and foliage
5¼in. (13.2cm.) high
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See John Twitchett, Derby Porcelain, London, 1980, fig. 58 for a William Duesbury and Co. example in the Ashworth Collection dated circa 1765 on which the present example is likely to have been based.
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