The Dunce


Stock No: 001304


Height:  7.5 Inches / 19 cm


Reference: Possibly Unrecorded


Price: £295.00


A very rare and previously unrecorded version of the Dunce. A group figure of a boy standing and a girl seated, she is bare headed wearing a blouse and long skirt, she has an open book on her lap, the boy is wearing a dunce’s cap and standing on a bench holding a slate in his right hand, a book tucked under his left arm, a pile of books rest atop a tall column to his right. This figure is slightly smaller than the only other known version of this figure group, it can be found in Harding’s book 2, page 138, and figure 2195. This figure is in good condition, it has had an invisible professional repair to the boys neck, there is no other damage, repairs, or restoration, it dates to c1850’s.



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