London, South Kensington
9 February 2000
'SUNSHINE GIRL' H.N.1344
A ROYAL DOULTON PORCELAIN FIGURE DESIGNED BY LESLIE HARRADINE, 1929
modelled seated wearing spotted bathing suit, holding a sun parasol, painted in colours printed and painted marks (chip)
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