London, South Kensington
15 March 2001
A pearlware group of Abraham and Isaac
typically modelled, Abraham holding a knife to the neck of his bound son below an angel, a recumbent ram at his feet, on a rocky mound base, applied with grassy tufts, circa 1825 (damages and replacement) -- 19.5cm. high; a pearlware figure of Elijah modelled seated, the raven at his shoulder, before a flowering bocage, on a titled mound base, circa 1820 (damages) -- 13cm. high; a pearlware figure of the Virgin Mary, modelled standing on a mound above a titled square base, circa 1800 -- 22.5cm. high; and a group of Christ and the Woman of Sameria, late 19th century -- 14.5cm. high
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Cf. Pat Halfpenny English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840 (1991), p. 228, pl. 65, for a similar group of Abraham and Isaac.
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