Stock #: 1008978 Size: 33cm high
Price: AU$ 4,800.00
Impressive Derby vase with blue ground, of classical form with two dragons rising up the sides towards an eagle on the finial, the top with well modeled swags of flowers pendant to the dragons mouths, a lions head modeled to the waist, well embellished with tooled gold throughout.
Modeled by the famous contemporary sculptor John Bacon (R.A.)
References: see Twitchett ‚ÄòDerby porcelain‚Äô 2002 p 45 for a write up on this important 18th century sculptor. Apparently unrecorded form.
Antique Porcelain & Pottery