Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Staffordshire Pearlware Figure of Madame Vestris

pre-Victorian, circa 1820. 6.5ins high, 2ins wide, 2ins depth. Staffordshire Pottery pearlware figure with a theatrical and literary

theme which features Madame Vestris, stood on a square base.

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

This piece represents the famous opera singer dressed in her stage role as the Broom Girl.


CONDITION: Generally good.

KILN EFFECTS: glaze miss to the front of skirt;

flecks of stray cobalt glaze to the reverse.

RESTORATION. Remodelled section to one broom.

Reglued left arm and section to other broom, joins retouched.

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