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Pearlware Allegorical Figure of Venus

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
285
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

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.
Estimate $400-600

Missing mirror; slight glaze loss to wrist; light glaze roughness surrounding foorim.


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Keywords

Ralph Wood II, Creamware, Manheim, Pennsylvania, Mannheim, Pottery, Ralph Wood, Staffordshire pottery, United Kingdom

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