Ralph Wood Staffordshire Pearlware Medici Lion

GBP 2,640.00

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Object Description

Ralph Wood Staffordshire Pottery Earthenware Colour Glazed figure which features a Medici lion, stood on a plinth base. Decorated ‘in the round’ – decoration to front and reverse. This piece represents the antique marble lions which stand at the entrance of the Loggia dei Lanzi, a building in Florence, Italy. Maker’s marks impressed to reverse. Book reference ,’English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840′ by Pat Halfpenny, page 96

Object Condition

Good. Flake to the lions back. KILN EFFECTS: glaze run to the grey glaze; glaze accumulation to the lion’s stomach; thin glaze application to the lion’s back, face and tail; flecks of stray coloured glaze to the base; shrinkage crack to the lion’s head and tail. RESTORATION. Remodelled tongue. Filled chips to base (Front left lower base corner; rear left lower base corner; reverse upper base edge under the back foot)

Object Details

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Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1245 425045

Dealer Location

PO Box 2185
SS11 9AB