Derby vase with dragons & an eagle, by Bacon, C. 1770


Impressive Derby vase with blue ground, of classical form with two dragons rising up the sides towards an eagle on the finial, the top with well modelled swags of flowers pendant to the dragons mouths, a lions head modelled to the waist, well embellished with tooled gold throughout.
Modelled by the famous contemporary sculptor John Bacon (R.A.)
Circa 1770-75

33cm high
restorations & losses to gilt

see Twitchett ‘Derby porcelain’ 2002 p 45 for a write up on this important 18th century sculptor.
Apparently unrecorded form.




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