Two creamware wall pockets, circa 1785-90
Lot 183
Two creamware wall pockets, circa 1785-90
Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,854) inc. premium

Lot Details
Two creamware wall pockets, circa 1785-90
Possibly Leeds, moulded in high relief with figures emblematic of Autumn and Winter, Winter as a boy holding a brazier aloft, Autumn as a girl drinking wine from a bottle with bundles of grapes in her arm, the rims moulded with acanthus leaf borders with coiling festoons of flowers around the body, 24.5cm and 25.2cm long (one with chip) (2)

Footnotes

  • Other examples of these models in creamware are in the Victoria and Albert museum no. II 335, the Winter model illustrated by John and Griselda Lewis, Pratt Ware (1984), p.104, and in the Manchester Museum of Art, no. 1923.843. A pair decorated in Pratt Ware colours is in the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri.
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