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Antique pearlware pottery figure of a horse attributed to the Leeds Pottery early 19th century

Reference: 8806

Dated: c. 1825 Leeds Yorkshire England UK

A rare large scale pottery pearlware figure of a horse with a marbleized effect coat standing square on a green oblong base with a maroon stripe. The horse is wearing a white bridle with blue terminals. These figures emanating from the Leeds pottery are perhaps one of the most vibrant figures made in the early 19th century. Such figures were used as a display medium for equestrian Sadlers, feed suppliers, and veterinarians.

Dimensions: 14.00 inch wide 16.50 inch high 7.25 inch deep

Medium: pearlware pottery earthenware ceramic

Current Condition Restored at ears and legs.

Provenance: Private collection New York .

Literature: Page 224 figures 322 and 323 The Leeds Pottery Volume 1 by John Griffin and published by The Leeds Art Collection Fund.


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