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A LEEDS PEARLWARE MODEL OF A STALLION
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF RICHARD T. KANTER
A LEEDS PEARLWARE MODEL OF A STALLION

CIRCA 1810

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A LEEDS PEARLWARE MODEL OF A STALLION
CIRCA 1810
The startled animal sponged in black, standing on a rectangular base, the top green, the sides molded and enriched in cobalt as a wreath
12 in. (30.5 cm.) high; 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) long
Provenance
With Leo Kaplan Ltd., New York, 1986.

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The present model is a rare smaller version of the stallion produced at Leeds between 1800 and 1820, reputedly for use in the window displays of equestrian suppliers. Carefully balancing the large animal on four thin ankles and hooves during the firing is technically remarkable.

See Griselda Lewis, A Collector's History of English Pottery, p. 123; also John and Griselda Lewis, Pratt Ware, 1780-1840, 1984, p. 65 and Pat Halfpenny, English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840, 1991, p. 126.

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