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Staffordshire pottery tithe pig figure group with weeping bocage antique period early 19thc.

Reference: 6639

Dated: 1820 Staffordshire England

Staffordshire pottery pearlware tithe pig figure group with rare weeping bocage.
The figures of the farmer, his wife holding baby and the vicar are modeled standing on a decorative rococo style base. The group has exceptional quality enamels and is one of the rarest examples of the tithe pig group of figures.

Dimensions: 6.50 inch wide 7.75 inch high 3.25 inch deep

Medium: pearlware pottery ceramic earthenware

Current Condition Some bocage restored, farmers stick and some minor rubbed enamels re-touched.

Literature: Staffordshire Figures 1780-1840 Volume 2 Chapter 108 by Myrna Schkolne, published by Schiffer.


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