07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender

Bloor Derby Porcelain Figure of a Bookish Gentleman

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM


Bloor Derby Porcelain Figure of a Bookish Gentleman, England, c. 1820, possibly Dr. Syntax, modeled in powdered wig, blue coat, and striped yellow breeches, standing amidst scattered books, ht. 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $150-200

professional restorations to nose, and hands, with losses to item that was in left hand, and to fingers of right hand. Hairlines to left knee and right ankle. minor wear to gildings, and touch-up chips to edges of base.


Derby Porcelain Figure, Syntax, United Kingdom