Staffordshire figural spill vase Poor Maria C. 1825 - For Sale
Staffordshire figural spill vase Poor Maria C. 1825
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Stock #: 1012955 Size: 18cm high
Price: AU$ 480.00
Staffordshire pearlware figural spill vase, showing a barefoot lady resting her head on her hand as she sits on a rock by a hollow tree trunk, a dog at her feet gazing up, the whole coloured in naturalistic tones.
References: ref. Halfpenny English Earthenware Figures p149 for an example & discussion. The figure was taken from illustrations in Laurence Sterne A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, 1768.
Condition: excellent restoration to the tree trunk top, minor enamel losses