A large and rare near pair of Bristol figures of a Goatherd and a Milkmaid c.1775, probably modelled by Pierre Stephan, he standing with a goat kid under his right arm, his pipe tucked into his hatband, she holding a bucket of milk and leaning against stone steps, each left largely in the white with simple coloured enamel highlights, minor faults, 27cm. (2)
Cf. Arthur Lane, English Porcelain Figures of the Eighteenth Century, plates 94 and 95 for identical examples in the collection at Fenton House in Hampstead.
Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000
Hammer Price £ 6,000