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STAFFORDSHIRE ROC BIRD

Documentation Signed
Period 19th Century
Dimensions
W. 6.5 in; H. 12 in;
W. 16.51 cm; H. 30.48 cm;
Creation Date Mid 19th Century
Description Staffordshire England
Mid 19th Century
Ceramic
12? H x 6 1/2? W

Staffordshire Pottery figure with a theatrical and literary theme which features a Roc bird perched on an oval base. Dull gilt base line. Decorated mainly to the front. This piece represents or could have been inspired by the story, ‘The Arabian Nights’ first translated into English in 1840. Book reference,’Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875? Book 2, by A.& N. Harding, page 259, figure 2839/2840.

WHY WE LOVE IT: The colors are wonderful and will always stand on its own on any bookshelf.
Styles / Movements Traditional
Incollect Reference Number 494502
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