Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Staffordshire Pearlware 'Peace' Figure

pre-Victorian, circa 1820. 8.7ins high, 3.5ins wide, 3.1ins depth. Staffordshire Pottery pearlware Peace figure with a classical theme which features a woman

putting a torch to instruments of war, stood on a square base.

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

Open bottomed. Maker's marks painted to the underside.

Book reference ,'English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840' by Pat Halfpenny, page 181.

Condition

CONDITION: Very good. No restoration.

A few tiny flakes and abrasions to base rim, helmet, arrows, axe and shield.

KILN EFFECTS: kiln soot caught in the glaze to the front and reverse;

a speck of kiln detritus caught in the glaze to the reverse.


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