This figure and a lady with hunting dog (L2012.116) are said to be based on Chelsea prototypes. In other examples the man sometimes holds a sporting gun. The bases each have three patch marks, as is characteristic of Derby figures during the 1760s.
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Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 72 (colour illus.). cat.no. 85
Other works by Derby
Joseph Wright of Derby Margaret Oxenden circa 1757-circa 1759 8698 On display – 15th–19th c European art
Derby Winter from the rustic seasons circa 1750-circa 1755 L2012.111 On display – 18th c European porcelain
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