A fine Coade stone figure of a Vestal, circa 1775.
Signed ‘COADE EXCUDIT’
See Alison Kelly, Mrs Coade’s Stone, 1990, p.130 for the Coade design for this figure. A number of figures of this model (or variations thereof) are known. Of these the earliest known is the one incorporated in the hall chimneypiece at Audley End, Essex, supplied in 1772.