13th Jul, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST

Summer Fine Sale

  Lot 44


A Pair of Walton-Type Pearlware Figures of Musicians, circa 1800, seated before bocage, she with a lute, he with a flute, both with a book of music, animals at their feet, on mound bases and tall scroll feet
16cm high

Provenance: With Jonathon Horne Antiques Ltd

Sold for £280
Estimated at £200 - £300


Gent - small crack on the front of the base to the right near the yellow enamel. Slight glaze flake to his cheek. Some good repair to both sides of the bocage. Right hand and bottom of flute with repair.

Lady - some good repairs to bocage leaves and flowerheads. Flake to cheek.

Both with some slight glaze flakes and abrasiosn.


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Auction: Summer Fine Sale, 13th Jul, 2024

The Summer Fine Sale offers nearly 450 lots of ceramics, Asian art, clocks, rugs, works of art and furniture, including a collection of 19th century Terracotta Campagna Urns from Raby Castle, County Durham, a Lock of Florence Nightingale's Hair, and a French Alabaster Figure Group of the Holy Family, probably made in South West France in the late 14th century. A Private Collection of English Pottery will be offered in twenty-three lots, including numerous Prattware and Creamware figures, and the sale will also include pieces of fine 19th century furniture and good early oak and walnut furniture.


Sunday 7th July - Friday 12th July 11am-4pm, and morning of sale from 8am

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