A Derby Porcelain Figure of Neptune, Circa 1760 - Earle D. Vandekar - For Sale

A Derby Porcelain Figure of Neptune, Circa 1760 - Earle D. Vandekar
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A Derby Porcelain Figure of Neptune, Circa 1765 The large figure depicts Neptune ;with his body twisted standing beside a large dolphin. ;Neptune has a cape swirling around his body with flowers to one side and lined in yellow on the interior. ;His left hand is raised away from his body while his right grasps the cape. ;The dolphin is painted with green, yellow and brown scale its tail raised to envelop Neptune. ;Both Neptune and the dolphin rest upon a tall open-work hollow base, the base closed and with pad marks. The base is covered with naturalistically applied sea shell, coral and sea weed. An invisible repair has been made to the left arm. Height: 9 1/4 inches Diameter: 5 1/2 inches References: Barrett, Franklin A. and Arthur L. Thorpe. ;Derby Porcelain. ;See pages 24, 27, and 45for description, Pl. 60. Pl. 96 for similar figure of Neptune. ; Bradshaw, Peter. ;Derby Porcelain Figures 1750-1848. ;See pages 113-114 for description, Pl. 99-100. ; Bradley, Gilbert. ;Derby Porcelain 1750-1798. ;See page 80 for similar figure of Neptune and description. ; British Museum (Reg. No. 1940, 11-1, 28) Miss F. Laura Cannan Bequest, set on a different base. ; Rackham, 1928 Revised, Catalogue of the Schreiber Collection of English Porcelain, London. ;Pl. 35

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Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc.
P.O. Box 55
New York-10545
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Email : paul@vandekar.com
Phone : 212-308-2022

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