A PAIR OF CHELSEA-DERBY PORCELAIN OTTOMAN FIGURINES, ENGLAND, 19TH CENTURY
modelled as richly-attired Ottoman figures, each with gilt details and elegant turbans, standing on circular bases with drill holes to underside, the base of the male figure with a Chelsea-Derby porcelain mark of crossed swords, crown, and D, and six dots, carefully painted in red (dateable to when the old Derby factory was closed between 1795 and 1848).
35.5 and 35cm. height
Both in good condition, intact, some scratches to surface of bases and slight dirt encrustation, both could benefit from a clean - please contact a professional restorer for advice on cleaning - as viewed.
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."