London, South Kensington
28 March 2002
A pearlware 'Baptism of Mary' table base group
Sherratt type, modelled with a couple standing beside a table before a cleric holding a baby, with a gentleman behind standing before a turetted building and two trees, on table base with impressed title, circa 1820 (some restoration and minor damages) -- 21cm. high
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Cf. Pat Halfpenny, English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840 (1991), p. 270 for a similar christening group.
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