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Large Staffordshire porcelain center-piece of a rural group with figures of children ,sheep and animals surrounded by a profusion of flowers.

Reference: 6156

Dated: 1835 to 1840 Staffordshire England

A large scale and very rare unusual Staffordshire porcelain centrepiece tree trunk group. The highly detailed and sophisticated piece comprises of a boy climbing a tree to look at a bird's nest with eggs and a companion who is playing the flute with a dog at his side. At the base of the tree lie three ewes and four lambs which are modelled against three waterfalls. The entire piece is covered with a profusion of flowers with a squirrel and a bird in the branches.

Dimensions: 9.00 inch wide 12.00 inch high 9.00 inch deep

Medium: porcelain ceramic

Current Condition Restorations to extremities and branches, firing detail at base.


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