Here for your consideration is a beautiful and extremely rare, Royal Doulton, stoneware, model of "La Victoire" A Crowing Cockerel by the artist John Broad, circa 1900. Posed standing on a square base with canted corners, one side of the. Base is faintly incised with the title "La Victoire". This delightful, ceramic sculpture, captures the humour of the farmyard. Please look at all 12 photos to fully appreciate this exquisite figurine!This figure has even been depicted and created with realistic ripples to enhance movement and shape, that's the extent of the detail in this truly magical figurine. The detailing and workmanship in this figurine is superb, really strong vibrant colouring, absolutely exquisite. I really don't believe my photos are doing this figurine true justice. The colours and the way they've been mixed is just truly magnificent. The base does not bare a Royal Doulton mark but is incised with the initials of John Broad along with two other decorators (ML and JH).
Condition: no chips, cracks, scratches, or damage. Just a very nice, extremely rare Royal Doulton figurine. Provenance: The venders grandfather worked at Royal Doulton at the turn of the last century. As you can see from photo six this figurine is listed in the'Royal Doulton, Animals, Charlton Standard Catalogue' on page 2 as very rare.They don't even give this figurine a book value because of its rarity. If you want a good investment then look no further. Anything that's listed in an official, published, specialised book with regards antiques/collectables as very rare is only ever going to go in one direction with regards value.
Height: 10.25 inches or 26 cm. Width: 6 inches or 15.3 cm (widest point).Depth: 3.75 inches or 9.5 cm. Weight: 1lb 14 oz or 871 grams. This extremely rare, highly sought-after figurine, would make a superb gift. These stunning, Royal Doulton rare figurines have become so very desirable/collectable and have always appreciated in value. "How often do you actually see a figurine like this come onto the market".. We've never seen one before! Please note, all our international postal charges are only estimates and will be confirmed and altered up or down when we know the destination of where items are being sent.
You may wish to check out our other items. The item "Extremely Rare Circa 1900 Royal Doulton Cockerel Figurine by John Broad" is in sale since Thursday, December 17, 2020.
This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Porcelain/China\Royal Doulton\Figures".collectables" and is located in Staffordshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.