A DERBY FIGURE OF JOHN WILKES, C1820 standing at a pedestal ...

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Estimate

£200 - £250

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A DERBY FIGURE OF JOHN WILKES, C1820 standing at a pedestal with quill in hand and scrolls inscribed BILL OF RIGHTS and MAGNACHARTA, gilt emblems of state at his feet, on gilt cut cornered Greek key base, 30cm h incised No 126

The model was adapted from a portrait by Nathaniel Dance and is based on the monument to Shakespeare by Peter Sheemakers in Westminster Abbey.

More Information

Small restoration to figures right hand and cupid's right foot, slight wear to gilding

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Auction Date: 15th Sep 16 at 10am

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Sale Dates:
15th Sep 2016 10am (Lots 1 to 1484)

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