ANTIQUE DERBY FIGURE LOVERS COURTING COUPLE - For Sale

ANTIQUE DERBY FIGURE LOVERS COURTING COUPLE
Price: $1500.00
Antique Derby figural group of an amorous couple in Renaissance attire with applied flowers. Circa 1782-1820.Measures 9 1/2inches high.Pierced, openwork base, roughly oval in shape, with scrolls and foliage highlighted in gold on the sides. The top is naturalistically moulded in the shape of a grassy bower with wild flowers and more picked flowers in a basket. The gentleman''s shield with incredible relief mask in very rich gilding rests behind the lady''s seat. The young woman seems to be pushing aside the over-attentive youth. Both are incredibly beatifully dressed in richest fabrics - all handpainted in marvellous colours and designs. The gentleman''s suit is in gold scales offset by blue and royal red. Superb modelling, colour and detail. Behind them is a bower with attached flowers. Highest quality.Mark under base used between 1782 and 1820. General condition is excellent for a piece of this age, with only a few tiny chips/losses of applied foliage or flowers. Status: For Sale Reference#: 1385 Condition: See Description Year: See Description Title: DERBY FIGURE LOVERS / COURTING COUPLE C1800 (PRE ROYAL CROWN

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Brenda Ginsberg Art & Antiques
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Email : antiques@brendaGinsberg.com
Phone : 954-415-0622

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