The English Ladies THE BALLOON SELLER Figurine
The Balloon Seller is the perfect partner piece to our Jester. Decorated in complementary colours, the Balloon Seller holds on to 9 colourful balloons and carries a pretty purse for her coins.
Size: 22 cm
English Ladies are made from the finest quality bone china, the figurine-making process involves the meticulous crafting of up to 14 separate parts, before theyíre individually assembled. They are unique, highly-detailed figurines designed in Stoke-on-Trent, England, the heart of the Potteries, every figurine is brought to life by a team of renowned artists, modellers and sculptors. Their master painter, Dan Smith, trained with Royal Doulton on Nile Street to become a Prestige Painter, working with sculptors such as Alan Maslankowski and Peggy Davies to create some of Royal Doultonís most famous pieces. They often work with modeller Valerie Annand, an amazing artist equally adept at producing 2D artworks and at 3D sculptures. She is famous amongst lovers of collectibles for her ability to capture incredible movement in bone china figures, such as in her pieces for Royal Doulton, Coalport, Royal Worecester, and Compton & Woodhouse under their Royal Staffordshire brand. They have also teamed up with TVís Thelma Madine, star of My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding and dressmaker to the travellers, to design a new collection of china figurines true to her trademark style. Gypsy Wedding Dreams, her first limited edition figures, are selling fast, so collect yours today.