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Pair of Staffordshire pottery figures of musicians with bocage

Reference: 6449

Dated: c. 1820 Staffordshire

Antique Staffordshire pottery pair of musician figures modelled playing against a bocage back-drop. These figures are always beautifully modelled and is of very fine quality, they are made to copy the porcelain examples produced at the Derby factory.
The pottery figures have a softer appeal than their earlier porcelain counterpart figures.

Medium: antique staffordshire pearlware figure pottery ceramic bocage

Literature: Myrna Schkolne Book, People,Passions,Pastimes and Pleasures, Staffordshire Figures c1810-35. Chapter 27 outlines in detail the importance and significance of these figures and a similar pair of figures from the Goodacre Collection are illustrated.


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