English Royal Doulton Bone China Woman Figurine CLARINDA NH 2724 Artist Signed
Description: A nice and rather beautiful vintage porcelain or bone china figurine of a lady standing in a blue or teal colored dress. She is leaning on a railing which has a perched colorful bird. The lady, who is known as Clarinda, has blond hair with a blue head cover having what looks like a feather on top. She is standing with her head tilted to look at the bird to her right. The bird itself appears to be looking at her. She has beautiful eyes, red lips, and red cheeks. The figurine was designed by leading Doulton artist, William K. Harper, and issued from 1975 to 1981. This is a piece of hand painted nicely crafted bone china is signed ML presumably the initials of the artist who decorated it. Please carefully review the photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Uncertain but sometime in the mid to late 1970s. The piece has been discontinued by Royal Doulton.
Size: It is ~8 5/8" high, with the base being ~4 5/8" by ~3 1/2". The piece weighs about one pound.
Maker: Royal Doulton.
Marks: Has the Royal Doulton mark on the base and is also marked "CLARINDA; HN2724; ROYAL DOULTON; TABLEWARE LTD 1974; REG APPLIED FOR" below the Royal Doulton mark and the has the hand written initial ML (at least that what we believe it is, in green under glaze. Please see last two photos for additional details.
Condition: The piece is in excellent condition with no breaks, cracks, crazing to the glaze, or repairs. It has some soiling on the foot where it would sit on a surface. Other than that, the piece is superb. Just a very colorful and beautiful old piece of Royal Doulton art pottery. Please view photos to appreciate quality of the piece and for additional condition information.
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