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Two Staffordshire Pottery Figures

Auction:
2509
Lot:
252
Sold for:
$1,067$900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2010 3:00PM

Description:

Two Staffordshire Pottery Figures, Wood Pottery, England, late 18th century, one depicting Apollo standing with his lyre on a rocky base, with group of trees rebus mark on side of base; a group depicting Charity with a woman carrying a child in her left arm and another clinging to her skirt, on a rocky base, (imperfections), ht. 8 3/8, 8 3/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

Apollo-unobtrusive well-done retouch to glaze on face, knee , cloak, hand, and base.chips to vegetation on base, hairline on front of base;
Charity- restored to right arm, small chips along footrim

Keywords

United Kingdom, base.chips, Apollo, Greek mythology, Lyre, Muses, Pottery

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