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A good-sized R&L Parian figure of Launce and his dog Crab

£275.00 Approx $361.84, €326.6

Code: 260710



A good-sized Parian figure of Launce and his dog Crab by Robinson and Leadbeater from the comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare.   Marks: LAUNCE AND HIS DOG. This figure has no manufacturer’s marks but is by Robinson and Leadbeater. It is illustrated in the R & L photographic archive dating from the 1880s, page 55. The figure is finely modelled, particularly the faces of the man and the dog and the feathers in the hat.  Height: 39½cm (15½“).

In the play, Launce is a significant character as the servant of Proteus, one of the two gentlemen. 

Condition: This figure is in excellent condition.