A rare Wood & Caldwell bronze glazed figure of Fortitude, circa 1790-1810
Lot 10
A rare Wood & Caldwell bronze glazed figure of Fortitude, circa 1790-1810
£700 - 1,000
US$ 1,200 - 1,700
Auction Details
The Chester Sale Chester
16 Mar 2010 11:00 GMT

Auction 18173
A rare Wood & Caldwell bronze glazed figure of Fortitude, circa 1790-1810
Lot Details
A rare Wood & Caldwell bronze glazed figure of Fortitude, circa 1790-1810
Modelled standing beside a leaning column, she wears classical robes and stands on a square base, decorated with an all-over bronze glaze, 51cm, impressed mark (firing fracture underneath base, chips to back corners of base).

Footnotes

  • 'Fortitude' was originally designed as one of a pair with 'Prudence'. A very similar pair by Enoch Wood but decorated in enamel colours are illustrated in Pat Halfpenny’s book English Earthenware Figures, p.162.
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