A Rare Derby Figure of a Dancer or Actor

A rare Derby figure of a Dancer or Actor

A Rare Derby Figure of a Dancer or Actor, modelled in dramatic pose, wearing a brimmed hat adorned with a bow a white red-laced waistcoat over a puce chemise, green breeches and yellow rosettes on red shoes, on an irregularly moulded puce scrolled base with tree stump support.

Circa 1756.

No marks

Illustrated Peter Bradshaw, Derby Porcelain Figures 1750-1848, p.64, pl.45. Another figure from the Untermeyer collection illustrated by Hackenbroch (1957), pl.96, fig. 271.

Dimensions
Height: 6¾ ins. (17 cms.)

Item No. 978

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