London, South Kensington
28 March 2002
Removed from Delfyn Cottage, Deal, Kent
A pearlware group
modelled as a gentleman and companion wearing Oriental dress, standing before a flowering bocage, on rocky moulded hollow mound base, circa 1815 (some damages) -- 10cm. high; a model of a bear, modelled seated on its haunches (some glaze flakes) -- 7.5cm. high; a figure of a girl, modelled standing holding a bird -- 11cm. high; a figure of a showman -- 15cm. high; a group of two children -- 9.5cm. wide; and a Scottish pearlware model of a sheep -- 6cm. wide (some damages throughout), early 19th century
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Cf. Pat Halfpenny, English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840 (1991), p. 128 for a similar model to the lead group.
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