Staffordshire figure -Madame Vestris, C. 1826 - For Sale

Staffordshire figure -Madame Vestris, C. 1826
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Stock #: 1012425 Size: 16cm high
Price: AU$ 890.00
US$ 916.70
€ 676.40
£ 569.60
Staffordshire figure of Madame Vestris (1797-1856), the famous opera singer, dressed in her stage role as the Broom Girl, shown dressed in Dutch costume, on a square green plinth.
Circa 1826

References: Ex-Carver Collection In 1826, Eliza Vestris, dressed as a Dutch Girl, had a great hit with the song 'Buy a Broom', for which Alexander Lee set new words to an old German air. At her benefit later that year, Vestris teamed up with John Liston and, dressed

Condition: excellent condition, very minor enamel wear

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