A pair of Derby porcelain dry edge figures
One modelled as a recumbent goat suckling a kid; the other as a ewe nestling a lamb, on rockwork mound bases.
Lengths 4.8 and 3.5 inches, respectively.
Sotheby’s, London, 13 October 1970, lot 213.
With Winifred Williams, Antiques, London, 1970.
For a similar ewe and lamb group from the Stratham Collection see, the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, object no. C.34-1992. http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/82726
For a Staffordshire saltglazed stoneware example, see the Glaisher Collection, object no. C.806-1928, pl. 56D.
For a related painted pair from the Schreiber Collection, see the Victoria & Albert Museum, no. 414:207/A and B-1885 and MacAlister, William Duesbury’s London Account Book, pl. Iic and p.x.x. For a related white pair in the N.C. Ashton Collection, see Peter Bradshaw, Derby Porcelain Figures 1750-1848, London, 1990, pp. 34-35, fig. B6. Also see John Twitchett, Derby Porcelain, London, 1980, plate 5. For a related white pair, see Christie’s, New York, 22 & 23 October 2003, lot 297.
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