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Lot 032308
SET OF FOUR DUESBURY DERBY ENGLAND PORCELAIN MUSE FIGURES 1782-1825 4 H TALLEST 9" Set of four female muse figures. Hallmarked Duesbury Derby in orange; c. 1782-1825. Hand painted. Attired in classical gowns elaborately patterned in assorted colors of blue, green, and brown. Each woman holds an object in hand. Two stand next to pillars, one with a classical bust resting on top. Highly detailed and extremely rare.


Losses to hand held items including bouquet in right hand of muse with wind blown dress and lavender top. JMD The muse in the red dress has a repair to her right pinkie finger, and her left arm is restored. This restoration is very well done. The muse in the brown dress has a restored left index finger, and her right hand has been restored. There are also a few nicks to the base which have been painted over. The muse in the blue dress' left arm has been restored, and there is a 1/4" chip to the forearm where it rests against her body. The muse with the lavender top is in good condition. The tree stump she is leaning against has two 1/8" chips to the paint.

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Estimate $1,500 - $3,000Mar 17, 2019
Detroit, MI, USA