A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE FIGURAL SPILL VASE

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE FIGURAL SPILL VASE
CIRCA 1825

The flared sponged lustre vase flanked by figures of Billy Waters, on a green floral moulded mound and gilt-metal base, mounted as a lamp, chips and losses
9in. (22.8cm.) high

Lot Essay

Cf. Pat Halfpenny, English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840, Woodbridge, 1991, p. 191 for other examples of Billy Waters and a decription of his rise to fame
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