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Good Copeland Parian figure of a reading girl


Code: 211101

A good quality Copeland Parian figure of a reading girl, taken from a marble original which was placed in Bridgewater House, and sculpted by P Macdowell.  This Parian version was commissioned by the Ceramic and Crystal Palace Art Union in 1869.  The figure has impressed marks around the base: 'P MACDOWELL RA SCULPT. 1869', 'CERAMIC AND CRYSTAL PALACE ART UNION' and 'COPYRIGHT RESERVED COPELAND' with a letter code beneath.  Height 33cm (13").

Condition: there is a shallow chip from the back of the base, with a tiny edge nick next to it (see images).  No other damage and no restoration.