London, South Kensington
21 September 2000
A pair of pearlware spill vases
of seated classical female figures symbolising grief, facing left and right, one inscribing a funerary urn with a sheep at her feet, the other with her face resting on her left hand gazing down at a hound, impressed numbers, early 19th century (some flaking and overpainting) 20cm. high
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Cf. Pat Halfpenny, English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840 (1991), p. 149, pl.40.
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