A rare Staffordshire saltglaze figure of a lady, circa 1740-45
Lot 15
A rare Staffordshire saltglaze figure of a lady, circa 1740-45
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,680) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Staffordshire saltglaze figure of a lady, circa 1740-45
Hollow based and press-moulded, the lady wearing a bonnet and laced bodice, her right hand grasping the folds of her skirt, 10cm high (chipped)

Footnotes

  • A similar figure was exhibited by Garry Atkins, Catalogue of English Pottery, 1992, no.43, p.19 in the catalogue. The same model was produced in lead-glazed earthenware and in porcelain at Longton Hall. See Leslie B Grigsby, The Henry H Weldon Collection (1990), p 434. See also Diana Edwards and Rodney Hampson, White Salt-Glazed Stoneware (2005), p 103, fig 98 for a similar figure, said to possibly represent Nancy Dawson
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