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A Derby Porcelain Dish.

A Derby (Duesbury) dish of fluted form painted in the Imari palette with fruits and foliage, the underside with blue six character pseudo Chinese mark enclosed in a blue ring, c. 1770, an old label for the J. A. Robinson Collection No. 77. Stock No SA0532 Price £C

A Derby figure group by a fountain.

A Derby ‘Pastoral Group by a Fountain’, incsribed No 12. A Shepherdess wearing a laced bodice, panniered skirt and petticoat, reclines asleep beside a fountain. A shepherd attired in a brimmed hat and contemporary dress stands to her left playing a recorder, with a dog at his feet. The fountain is adorned with dolphin masks, from which water flows, and upon the top rests a covered urn with a detachable lid, missing in this example, that serves as a candlestick. Mounted on an irregular pad base. The group is executed in a style reminiscent of that seen in 'The Four Elements' (No 3) by Pierre Stephan, and has accordingly been ascribed to the same modeller. The model is 30.5cm high, date c. 1770. Stock No SA0631 Price £D

A pair of Derby Candlesticks, The Raneleagh


A pair of Candlesticks, The Ranelagh Dancers, c. 1765 modelled as a gallant and his companion on turquoise and gilt scrolled bases and finely decorated in polychrome enamels and gilding with elaborate bocage. 27cm high, dated c.1765 Stock No SA0619 Price £C

Derby Porcelain

A Derby figure of Air, from The Elements Group.

A Derby Figure of Air, the girl standing on a raised base moulded to simulate clouds, holding a small trumpet and a bird, modelled by Pierre Stephan and showing the ‘French style’ which brought more animation to Derby models. This model dates from c. 1770 and has been restored, it is 23.5cm high. Stock No SA0651 Price £B
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