A PAIR OF DRY-EDGE DERBY MODELS OF A RAM AND AN EWE

A PAIR OF DRY_EDGE DerbY MODElS OF A RAM AND A EWE

Circa 1750-52
The ram 12.7 cm high, the ewe 12.0 cm high

 

A ram and an ewe standing looking to the side supported on a central stump.

Unlike the contemporary models of the goats these sheep do appear to be taken from Meissen originals.

Exhibited:
‘Early English White Sculptural Porcelain’, The Paul and Bunny Davies Collection, E & H Manners, 2020, no. 23

Provenance:
E & H Manners

Condition:
Losses to tips of two ears, one horn and leaves on base, no restoration, some original firing speckles on the back

 Price: £6,500