7.5ins high, 10.9ins wide, 4.4ins depth
Period: pre-Victorian, circa 1780
Ralph Wood Staffordshire Pottery figure which features a Medici lion, stood on a plinth base. Brown version. Dull gilt embellishment. Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse. Vent hole to the underside. This piece represents the antique marble lions which stand at the entrance of the Loggia dei Lanzi, a building in Florence, Italy. Book reference ,'English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840' by Pat Halfpenny, page 96
Good. Any damage, wear, original manufacturing defects (kiln effects) or restoration that may be present, is minor and not detracting.
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