Probably the example, sold, Sotheby's, London, February 9, 1960, lot 34 The Antique Company of New York, Inc., March, 1971
Another example of this model was sold, Sotheby's, London, November 6th, 2014, lot 7. A pair are published by Robert D. Aronson, Tangible Memories,The Mr. & Mrs. H.C. Bout Collection, The Gaston De Ramax Collection and other recent acquisitions, Amsterdam, 2018, pp. 132-135, ill. 80. A varying model of figures in a boat is in the Glaisher Collection, previously in the Lovett collection, bequeathed to the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge in 1928; object no. C.2772-1928 (published in the collection catalogue by Bernard Rockham, Cambridge, 1935, Vol. I, p. 346, no. 2772, Vol. II, p. 216, pl. 216E.)
Both figures have been broken through the waist and restored. The figure in the left of the illustration, both arms at the elbow, the lower part of his left leg restored. The other figure at the rear of the boat, his head re-stuck and both lower arms from elbow restored. Three restored rim chips to top edge of boat. Some restored chips to extremities of the applied rope. Glaze ware to underside. The piece could benefit from being cleaned. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.