London, South Kensington
26 April 2001
A Wedgwood sage-green dip jasper oval plaque
moulded with a three-quarter length portrait of Admiral Lord Duncan, in profile to the left, impressed to the reverse DUNCAN, impressed mark, circa 1895 (light staining) -- 11cm. high, in wooden oval frame; a black basalt oval plaque, applied in white relief with a quarter-length portrait of Sir Winston Churchill, modelled by Arnold Machin R.A., in profile to the right, impressed to the reverse WINSTON S. CHURCHILL BY ARNOLD MACHIN R.A., impressed mark, 20th century (light staining) -- 10cm. high; and a blue dip jasper oval plaque commemorative of the 200th anniversary of Captain Cook's landing in Australia, April 29th, 1770, moulded with a quarter-length portrait of Captain Cook, impressed mark, circa 1970 -- 11cm. high
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Cf. D. Gordon Pugh, Naval Ceramics (1971), pl. 30A for a medallion of Viscount Duncan, modelled by J. De Vaere.
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