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A Derby Porclain Figure of Spring From The French Seasons c1805

Heading : A Derby Porcelain Figure of Spring from the French Seasons
Date : 1796 - 1810
Period : George III
Marks : None
Origin : Derby England
Colour : Polychrome in typical Derby enamels and gilt
Pattern : Spring
Features : Modelled as a youth in wide brimmed hat smelling a flower
Condition : Good
Restoration : None detected
Dimensions : Height 25.5cm
Weight : 726g

Reference :

This figure is from a set of the French Seasons initially modelled by Pierre Stephan after the originals made at Tournai and with scrollwork bases. This example is from a later set said to have been remodelled in 1795 by William Coffee whose chose to use circular drum bases the undersides have been ground flat and exhibit a typical wide circular expansion hole.

For a discussion of this set See Bradshaw P. Derby Porcelain Figures 1750-1848 page 267 and 268 for images.

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  • Product Code: 20092820
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  • £225.00

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