London, South Kensington
21 September 2000
A pair of pearlware figures of musicians
modelled standing, he playing a hurdy-gurdy and she a mandolin on rocky mounds above square brown line bases, circa 1790 (restored) -- 23cm. high; a Pratt type figure of a woman emblematic of Winter, typically modelled on a rocky mound above a hexagonal titled base, circa 1800 (restored) -- 23.5cm. high; a pearlware figure of a beggar, on grassy mound base, early 19th century -- 20cm. high; a solid agate model of a seated cat, early 19th century -- 12.5 cm. high
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Cf. Pat Halfpenny, English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840 (1991), p. 171.
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