Object Description

Staffordshire spill vase with a religious theme which features Joseph leading a donkey carrying Mary and the baby Jesus, stood on an oblong base. Multi-coloured version. Dull gilt embellishment. Flatback, decorated mainly to the front. This piece represents This figure represents the flight to Egypt, and is based on a similar pre-Victorian figure. Book reference,’Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875′ Book 2, by A.& N. Harding, page 34, figure 1743.

Object Condition

Good. Some paint losses to the ground, the donkey and Mary’s clothing. Some wear and abrasions to Mary’s left hand and the reverse. RESTORATION. Retouched flakes to hair.

Object Classification

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1245 425045

Dealer Location

PO Box 2185
SS11 9AB