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$ 3,835

Ralph Wood Staffordshire Pearlware Medici Lion

Documentation Documented elsewhere (similar item)
Origin England
Period 18th Century
Materials Earthenware
W. 11 in; H. 8.1 in; D. 4.7 in;
W. 27.94 cm; H. 20.57 cm; D. 11.94 cm;
Condition Good. Good.
Creation Date 1780
Description Ralph Wood Staffordshire Pottery Earthenware Colour Glazed figure which features a Medici lion, stood on a plinth base. Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse. This piece represents the antique marble lions which stand at the entrance of the Loggia dei Lanzi, a building in Florence, Italy. Maker's marks impressed to reverse. Book reference ,'English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840' by Pat Halfpenny, page 96

Condition Details - Flake to the lions back. KILN EFFECTS: glaze run to the grey glaze; glaze accumulation to the lion's stomach; flecks of stray coloured glaze to the base; shrinkage crack to the lion's head and tail. RESTORATION. Remodelled tongue. Filled chips.
Styles / Movements Staffordshire, Traditional
Dealer Reference Number 21019
Incollect Reference Number 424473
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