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Staffordshire Pearlware Bocage Piper Figure

pre-Victorian, circa 1820. 6.3ins high, 5.1ins wide, 2.8ins depth. Staffordshire Pottery pearlware bocage figure with a musical theme which features a man playing a bagpipe, his dog beside him, seated on a shaped base.

Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse. Open bottomed.

Book reference ,'People, Passions, Pastimes and Pleasures. Staffordshire figures 1810-1835', by Myrna Schkolne, page 237, figure 4.


CONDITION: Good. A couple of small flakes to bocage leaf tips and chipping to flowers. A few minor paint losses.

RESTORATION. Filled chip to top end of pipe and feather to hat.

Dogs front right leg remodelled.

Retouching to some of the paint losses.


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