Object Description

Ralph Wood Staffordshire Pottery figure which features a Medici lion, stood on a plinth base. Brown version. Dull gilt embellishment. Decorated ‘in the round’ – decoration to front and reverse. Vent hole to the underside. This piece represents the antique marble lions which stand at the entrance of the Loggia dei Lanzi, a building in Florence, Italy.

Object Literature

‘English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840’ by Pat Halfpenny, page 96.

Object Condition

Good. Any damage, wear, original manufacturing defects (kiln effects) or restoration that may be present, is minor and not detracting.

Object Classification

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1245 425045

Dealer Location

PO Box 2185
SS11 9AB