London, South Kensington
15 March 2001
A pair of pearlware figures of Anthony and Cleopatra
each modelled reclining, Anthony wearing a cuirass and cloak, gazing upwards, his right hand resting on the hilt of his sword, Cleopatra wearing a loosely draped robe, her head resting on her right hand and her eyes closed, an asp encircling one arm, on rocky-mound bases, circa 1790 -- 34cm. wide
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Cf. Pat Halfpenny, English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840 (1991), p. 148, pl. 37, for a simialr figure of Cleopatra.
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