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A large Chelsea-Derby figure of Sir Charles Pratt, Baron Earl Camden, as Lord Chancellor
circa 1770-75
Estimate
2,2003,200
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109
A large Chelsea-Derby figure of Sir Charles Pratt, Baron Earl Camden, as Lord Chancellor
circa 1770-75
Estimate
2,2003,200
JUMP TO LOT

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Fine British and European Ceramics & Glass

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A large Chelsea-Derby figure of Sir Charles Pratt, Baron Earl Camden, as Lord Chancellor
circa 1770-75

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


32cm., 12¾in.
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Provenance

From the Behar Collection.
Sold Phillips London, 26th May 1993, lot 452

Exhibited

The English Ceramic Circle Exhibition, 1977, no.149

Catalogue Note

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.

Fine British and European Ceramics & Glass

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London