Staffordshire Pearlware Tythe pig group

GBP 510.00

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Object Description

Staffordshire Pottery pearlware spill vase which features a scene of a vicar and two parishioners standing in front of a tree. The lady is holding a baby in her arms., stood on an oval base. Decorated ‘in the round’ – decoration to front and reverse. This piece represents the centuries old practice of tithing, or giving 1/10 of your produce to the church.

Object Condition

Generally good. Chips to flowers on base. Small flakes to lady’s bonnet and rim of left spill branch. KILN EFFECTS: tiny glaze pops to the vicar’s robe and hat. RESTORATION. Retouching to baby’s head; retouching to pig; retouching to black on vicar; retouched paint losses to ground. Three filled chips to rims of spills.

Object Details

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PO Box 2185
Wickford
SS11 9AB