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.
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.
Height: 6¾ ins. (17 cms.)
Item No. 978