This cast-metal figure of a young girl with a bird on her arm is offered on a composition base for £325 from English and Continental Antiques.

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It is part of the dealership’s second selling event of the year, which features a collection of Antiques for the Garden and Orangery – also the title of the exhibition.

Based in the Suffolk market town of Eye near the Norfolk border, the business opens its doors for a preview day on Saturday, May 25.

Statuary, planters, urns, seats and other architectural pieces are all on offer. Items are posted online a few days before opening.