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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE GROUP OF MUSICIANS AND A MODEL OF THE RED BARN
A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE GROUP OF MUSICIANS AND A MODEL OF THE RED BARN

CIRCA 1820-30, ATTRIBUTED TO OBADIAH SHERATT

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE GROUP OF MUSICIANS AND A MODEL OF THE RED BARN CIRCA 1820-30, ATTRIBUTED TO OBADIAH SHERATT The first modeled as a a gentleman playing pipes, his companion playing the lute, seated on a stepped hill with sheep; the infamous Red Barn with open door and shaped plinth; together with a later bull baiting group, the base inscribed BULL BEATING/NOW CAPTIN LAD 9 ½ in. (24 cm.) wide, the larger
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With Oliver-Sutton Antiques, London.

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Though sublimely innocent looking, the Red Barn was the infamous site where William Corder murdered his fiancé Maria Marten and hid her under the floorboards.

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