Here is a charming English Bone China paperweight animal figurine from Royal Crown Derby “Harbor Seal” First Quality Paperweight Figurine inits original box. This was only made for 4 years from 1983 to 1987. It has an official ceramic stopper with the Crown Derby Mark, which was used before the gold and silver stoppers that you see in newer models. It was modeled by Robert Jefferson and decorated by Brian Branscombe. So cute! It is so adorable it belongs on your desk.
Royal Crown Derby paperweights started in 1981 and became so successful the have continued to today, becoming increasingly desirable and collectible. So successful that they have created a collectors guild. They are one of England’s oldest and finest porcelain manufactures going back to the 1760s.
The paperweight measures 3.5″ high. and 4.5″ long. It is in very good vintage condition with no chips or cracks. Please look at the photos closely as they are part of the description.
We have others from this series if you are interested and will gladly combine shipping.
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