wearing bright orange robes, wig and gold chain, modelled standing beside a pillar moulded with the figure of Justice, resting his left arm on a book, a winged rod with serpent resting on the square gilt marbled base
From the Behar Collection.
Sold Phillips London, 26th May 1993, lot 452
The model is based on a Ravenet engraving of 1766 after a portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Another example was sold in these Rooms, 16th July 1991, lot 255; and another is illustrated by E.Adams, Chelsea Porcelain (2001), fig.13.4, p.185.
Charles Pratt (1713-94) had been called to the Bar in 1738 and after a rapid rise became Lord Chancellor and was made Baron in 1786.
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