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Staffordshire pottery pair of pearlware bocage figures Flight and Return Eygpt made in circa 1820 antique period

Reference: 6543

Dated: c. 1820 Staffordshire England

A rare pair of Staffordshire pottery pearlware figures of the Flight to and the return from Egypt.
The flight figure shows the baby Jesus whilst the return feature Him as an infant child. Several versions were produced of this popular subject in the early 19th century. This particular pair are very decorative with strong modelling and good enamel colours with an exceptional brightly coloured base.

Dimensions: 7.00 inch wide 7.75 inch high 3.50 inch deep

Medium: pearlware bocage staffordshire pottery earthenware ceramic

Current Condition Restored some bocage, Joseph arm and donkeys front raised legs.

Provenance: Retain the label of the famous London antique ceramic dealer Jonathan Horne.

Literature: Myrna Schkolne Volume 2 Staffordshire Pottery Figures 1780-1840 chapter 93, published by Schiffer.


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