London, South Kensington
15 March 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A pair of pearlware models of lions
modelled standing to the left and right, each with one front paw resting upon a ball, naturalistically coloured, on pale-green rectangular bases, circa 1815 (one with small chip to tongue and crack to tail, both with patches of enamel loss and chips to bases) -- 14.5cm. high
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Cf. Pat Halfpenny, English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840 (1991), p. 183, for a similar lion.
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