£200 - £250
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.
Small restoration to figures right hand and cupid's right foot, slight wear to gilding
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