Pearlware Allegorical Figure of Venus
- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
- Date / Time :
- April 08, 2016 10:00AM
Pearlware Allegorical Figure of Venus, England, c. 1782-95, probably Staffordshire and attributed to Ralph Wood II, polychrome decorated and press-molded as a partially draped goddess with dolphin at her side and set on a rocky freeform base, ht. 8 in.
Provenance: The Troy Chappell Collection; D.M. & P. Manheim.
Literature: Similar illustrated in Ralph Wood Pottery, by Partridge, p. 21, illus. 61.
Missing mirror; slight glaze loss to wrist; light glaze roughness surrounding foorim.
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